Benefit and Relief


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Benefit noun – Something that provides happiness or does good for a person or thing.
Usage example: the meal service is a great benefit to invalids and the elderly

Relief is a synonym for benefit in deed topic. In some cases you can use "Relief" instead a noun "Benefit".
Nearby Words: beneficial, benefaction, beneficent, benefited, beneficence
Synonyms for Benefit


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Relief noun – A feeling of ease from grief or trouble.
Benefit is a synonym for relief in subsidy topic. Sometimes you can use "Benefit" instead a noun "Relief", if it concerns topics such as deed.
Nearby Words: relieve, relieving
Synonyms for Relief

How words are described

good good benefit good relief
best best benefit best relief
usual usual benefit usual relief
obvious obvious benefit obvious relief
Other adjectives: simple, small, massive, great, enormous, huge, little, main, minor, less, minimal, greater, primary.

Both words in one sentence

  • It's similar to comic relief, with the benefit of adding Back Story and helping to breathe some hope back into a character or plot.
  • As You Know Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest: The two comic relief pirates, watching the main characters duke it out in an epic battle over the MacGuffin, wonder exactly how they got into this situation and briefly recap the whole movie up to that point for the benefit of anyone still watching.
    Source: As You Know
  • Evil Laugh Truth in Television: Passionate laughter, like screaming, is a great relief for stress and adrenaline, with the added benefit of embarrassing and taunting self-conscious opponents.
    Source: Evil Laugh
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