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benefit [ ben-uh-fit ]
Main Entry: benefit
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: advantage, profit
Synonyms: account, aid, asset, assistance, avail, benediction, betterment, blessing, boon, cream*, egg in one's beer, extras, favor, gain, godsend, good, gravy, help, interest, perk*, profit, prosperity, use, welfare, worth
Antonyms: disadvantage, handicap, harm, hindrance, hurt, loss, misfortune
Main Entry: benefit
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: event to raise money
Synonyms: ball, bazaar, charitable affair, charity performance, concert, dance, dinner, exhibit, exhibition, fair, pancake breakfast, raffle
Main Entry: benefit
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: help, enhance
Synonyms: advance, advantage, aid, ameliorate, assist, avail, be good for, better, build, contribute to, do for one, do the trick, favor, fill the bill, further, improve, make a killing, make it, pay, pay off, profit, promote, relieve, serve, succor, work for
Antonyms: handicap, harm, hinder, hurt, injure
Main Entry: accommodate
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: perform service
Synonyms: afford, aid, arrange, assist, avail, benefit, bow, comfort, convenience, defer, favor, furnish, gratify, help, humor, indulge, oblige, pamper, please, provide, serve, settle, submit, suit, supply, support, sustain, yield
Antonyms: bar, block, frustrate, hinder, impede, limit, obstruct, prevent, stop
Main Entry: acquisition
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: something obtained, received
Synonyms: accomplishment, achievement, allowance, annuity, award, benefit, bonus, commission, dividend, donation, earnings, fortune, gain, gift, grant, income, increment, inheritance, net, premium, prize, proceeds, profit, remuneration, return, reward, riches, salary, security, wages, wealth, winnings
Main Entry: adjustment
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: financial retribution, payment of claim
Synonyms: agreement, allotment, apportionment, benefit, compensation, compromise, pay, reconciliation, reimbursement, remuneration, settlement, share, stake, stipulation
Main Entry: advance
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: promote or propose an idea
Synonyms: adduce, allege, ballyhoo, beat the drum for, benefit, boost, cite, encourage, foster, further, get ink for, hype*, introduce, lay forward, make a pitch for, offer, plug*, present, proffer, puff, push, put forward, put on the map, serve, set forth, splash, spot, submit, suggest, throw spotlight on, urge
Antonyms: hesitate, stop, withdraw
Main Entry: aid
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: help, support
Synonyms: advancement, advice, advocacy, alleviation, allowance, assist, assistance, attention, backing, backup, benefaction, benefit, benevolence, bounty, care, charity, comfort, compensation, cooperation, deliverance, encouragement, endowment, favor, furtherance, gift, giving, guidance, hand, handout, leg up, lift, ministration, ministry, patronage, promotion, reinforcement, relief, rescue, reward, salvation, service, shot in the arm, subsidy, sustenance, treatment
Antonyms: blockage, hindrance, impediment, injury, obstruction
Main Entry: asset
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: advantage
Synonyms: aid, benefit, blessing, boon, credit, distinction, help, resource, service, treasure
Antonyms: disadvantage, liability
Main Entry: assist
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: help
Synonyms: abetment, aid, assistance, backing, benefit, boost, collaboration, comfort, compensation, cooperation, facilitation, furtherance, hand, helping hand, lift, reinforcement, relief, service, support
Antonyms: hindrance, hurt, stop, stoppage, thwarting
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