Simpson though has benefited from establishment support, including a television ad starring Mitt Romney.
The Russian painter Ilya Kabakov has benefited from his reputation as a hushed dissident.
SolarCity has benefited from the same forces that wiped out so many other solar companies.
Reagan benefited by being sandwiched between two pols frequently mocked as lily-livered.
This egalitarian impulse was in part driven by people returning from WW II and Korea, many of whom benefited from the GI Bill.
To a less extent the legs are benefited and the entire muscular system gains in elasticity.
Thus was Turkey humiliated and Russia benefited, having obtained her demands.
The priests are the originators, ‘and what country was ever benefited by a movement which owed its origin to them?’
Neither were any of the people who had benefited by this money.
If I were not the one to be benefited by it, I'd put it to him forcibly enough.
late 14c., "good or noble deed," also "advantage, profit," from Anglo-French benfet "well-done," from Latin benefactum "good deed," from bene facere (see benefactor). Meaning "performance or entertainment to raise money for some charitable cause" is from 1680s.
late 15c., from benefit (n.). Related: Benefited; benefiting.