benefiter
noun see benefit II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Benefiter — Ben e*fit er, n. One who confers a benefit; also, one who receives a benefit. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • benefiter — index benefactor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • benefiter — noun A person who receives a benefit …   Wiktionary

  • benefiter — …   Useful english dictionary

  • benefit — benefiter, n. /ben euh fit/, n., v., benefited, benefiting. n. 1. something that is advantageous or good; an advantage: He explained the benefits of public ownership of the postal system. 2. a payment or gift, as one made to help someone or given …   Universalium

  • benefit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French benfet, from Latin bene factum, from neuter of bene factus, past participle of bene facere Date: 14th century 1. archaic an act of kindness ; benefaction 2. a. something that promotes well… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • benefactor — I noun abettor, advocate, aid, aider, ally, altruist, assister, backer, beneficent friend, benefiter, champion, contributor, defender, donor, favorer, free giver, friend, giver, Good Samaritan, help, helper, humanitarian, kind person, maintainer …   Law dictionary

  • Samaritan — Synonyms and related words: aid, aider, assister, backer, befriender, benefactor, benefactress, benefiter, good Samaritan, good person, help, helper, helping hand, jack at a pinch, ministering angel, ministrant, patron, succorer …   Moby Thesaurus

  • aid — Synonyms and related words: Samaritan, a leg up, abet, acolyte, adjutant, agent, aide, aide de camp, aider, alimony, alleviate, alleviation, allotment, allowance, alterative, analeptic, ancilla, annuity, assist, assistance, assistant, assister,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • backer — Synonyms and related words: Dionysus, Maecenas, Samaritan, Santa Claus, abettor, acquaintance, admirer, advocate, aficionado, aid, aider, ally, almoner, almsgiver, alter ego, angel, apologist, assignor, assister, awarder, befriender, benefactor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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