- An act of kindness; a favor conferred. - Whatever promotes prosperity and personal happiness, or
adds value to property; advantage; profit. - 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. - Beneficence; liberality. - Natural advantages; endowments; accomplishments.
2. Benefit [v. i.]
- To gain advantage; to make improvement; to profit; as,
he will benefit by the change.
3. Benefit [v. t.]
- To be beneficial to; to do good to; to advantage; to
advance in health or prosperity; to be useful to; to profit.