Definition of Beneficial

1. Adjective. Promoting or enhancing well-being. "The experience was good for her"

Exact synonyms: Good
Similar to: Advantageous
Derivative terms: Benefit, Goodness



Definition of Beneficial

1. a. Conferring benefits; useful; profitable; helpful; advantageous; serviceable; contributing to a valuable end; -- followed by to.

Definition of Beneficial

1. Adjective. Helpful or good to something or someone. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Beneficial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Beneficial

benefactors
benefactour
benefactress
benefactresses
benefactrix
benefacts
benefic
benefice
beneficed
beneficence
beneficences
beneficent
beneficential
beneficently
benefices
beneficial (current term)
beneficial owner
beneficially
beneficialness
beneficiaries
beneficiary
beneficiate
beneficiated
beneficiates
beneficiating
beneficiation
beneficiations
beneficient
beneficing
beneficium ordinis seu excussionis

Literary usage of Beneficial

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1. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1901)
"The Legislature of 1899 empowered the Board to beneficial send an expert entomologist to foreign countries to INSECTS. collect and import into the State ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"Lastly, the insects of eight of the families of Thysanura are beneficial as ... beneficial as preying upon other insects, the insects of 79 families. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1915)
"It is the aim of the institute to investigate all the phases of this question thoroughly so that the results may prove beneficial to the working- man as ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1880)
"Dr. Schäfer, in a note to Dr. Playfair, and in reply to one from the reviewer, says that the reason why milk is not beneficial in transfusion after ..."

5. Jurisprudence, Or, The Theory of the Law by John William Salmond (1907)
"Trust and beneficial Ownership. A trust is a very important and curious instance of duplicate ownership. Trust property is that which is owned by two ..."

6. The Iliad of Homer by Homer (1796)
"... and the action of the one more beneficial to his country than that of the other : or elfe they blame him for not doing what he never ..."

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