The Correct spelling is: benefit
Common misspellings of the word benefit are:
How do you spell benefit?. It is not benifit
- Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage: The field trip was of great benefit to the students.
- Help; aid.
- A payment made or an entitlement available in accordance with a wage agreement, an insurance policy, or a public assistance program.
- A public entertainment, performance, or social event held to raise funds for a person or cause.
- Archaic. A kindly deed.
v., -fitÂ·ed also -fitÂ·ted, -fitÂ·ing -fitÂ·ting, -fits -fits. v.tr.
To be helpful or useful to. v.intr.
To derive benefit: You will benefit from her good example.idiom:
benefit of the doubt
- A favorable judgment granted in the absence of full evidence.
[Middle English, from Old French bienfait, good deed, from Latin benefactum, from benefacere, to do a service. See benefaction.]
SYNONYMS benefit, capitalize, profit. These verbs mean to derive advantage from something: benefited from the stock split; capitalized on her adversary's blunder; profiting from experience.