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benefit

Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at
Menander

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subs.

advantage: P. and V. ὠφέλεια, ἡ, ὄφελος, τό, ὄνησις, ἡ, Ar. and V. ὠφέλημα, τό, V. ὠφέλησις, ἡ.

gain: P. and V. κέρδος, τό, λῆμμα, τό; see advantage.

benefaction: see benefaction.

have the benefit of: see benefit v.

I heard from some that they will not even give him any longer the benefit of their harbours and markets: P. ἤκουον ἔγωγέ τινων ὡς οὐδὲ τοὺς λιμένας καὶ τὰς ἀγορὰς ἔτι δώσοιεν αὐτῷ, καρποῦσθαι (Dem. 15).

v. trans.

do service to: P. and V. εὐεργετεῖν, εὖ ποιεῖν, εὖ δρᾶν, ὑπηρετεῖν (dat.), ὑπουργεῖν (dat.).

confer advantage: P. and V. συμφέρειν (dat.), ὠφελεῖν (acc. or dat.), ὀνινάναι (or mid.), Ar. and P. λυσιτελεῖν (dat.), V. τέλη λύειν (dat.), λύειν (dat.).

V. intrans.

gain advantage: P. and V. κερδαίνειν, ὀνίνασθαι.

benefit from, have benefit of: P. and V. ἀπολαύειν (gen.), καρποῦσθαι (acc.), ἐκκαρποῦσθαι (acc.), V. ἐπαυρέσθαι (2nd aor. of ἐπαυρίσκειν) (gen.), καρπίζεσθαι (acc.).