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Benefit vs. Importance

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Benefitnoun

An advantage; help or aid from something.

‘It was for her benefit.’; ‘His benefit was free beer.’;

Importancenoun

The quality or condition of being important or worthy of note.

Benefitnoun

(insurance) A payment made in accordance with an insurance policy or a public assistance scheme.

Importancenoun

significance or prominence.

Benefitnoun

An event such as a performance, given to raise funds for some cause.

Importancenoun

personal status or standing.

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Benefitnoun

(obsolete) beneficence; liberality

Importancenoun

Something of importance.

Benefitverb

(transitive) To be or to provide a benefit to.

Importancenoun

The quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance.

‘Thy own importance know,Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.’;

Benefitverb

(intransitive) To receive a benefit (from); to be a beneficiary.

Importancenoun

Subject; matter.

‘Upon importance of so slight and trivial a nature.’;

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Benefitnoun

An act of kindness; a favor conferred.

‘Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits.’;

Importancenoun

Import; meaning; significance.

‘The wisest beholder could not say if the importance were joy or sorrow.’;

Benefitnoun

Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or adds value to property; advantage; profit.

‘Men have no right to what is not for their benefit.’;

Importancenoun

Importunity; solicitation.

‘At our importance hither is he come.’;

Benefitnoun

A theatrical performance, a concert, or the like, the proceeds of which do not go to the lessee of the theater or to the company, but to some individual actor, or to some charitable use.

Importancenoun

the quality of being important and worthy of note;

‘the importance of a well-balanced diet’;

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Benefitnoun

Beneficence; liberality.

Importancenoun

a prominent status;

‘a person of importance’;

Benefitnoun

Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.

Benefitverb

To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.

‘I will repent of the good, wherewith I said I would benefit them.’;

Benefitverb

To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as, he will benefit by the change.

Benefitnoun

financial assistance in time of need

Benefitnoun

something that aids or promotes well-being;

‘for the common good’;

Benefitnoun

a performance to raise money for a charitable cause

Benefitverb

derive a benefit from;

‘She profited from his vast experience’;

Benefitverb

be beneficial for;

‘This will do you good’;

Benefitnoun

an advantage or profit gained from something

‘enjoy the benefits of being a member’; ‘the changes are of benefit to commerce’;

Benefitnoun

a payment made by the state or an insurance scheme to someone entitled to receive it

‘part-time jobs supplemented by means-tested benefits’; ‘families on benefit’;

Benefitnoun

an event such as a concert or game that is intended to raise money for a particular player or charity

‘a benefit gig’; ‘the social season was highlighted by debutante balls and charity benefits’;

Benefitverb

receive an advantage; profit

‘the areas would benefit from regeneration’;

Benefitverb

bring advantage to

‘the bill will benefit Britain’;

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