Is there a Latin word for benefit or an Old English word? I cannot find any via Google Search, I only get: Beneficium, which doesn't look promising.

I am thinking of more marketing/business/technology terms but with some fancy way of putting it on the paper. It's used in the heading, "Introduction", and then after the introduction part, comes "Benefits" except replaced with something fancier.

Does anyone know of any other words?

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  • Benefit in what sense? How are you going to use it? – StoneyB Jun 20 '15 at 15:01
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    Well, boon hearkens back to Middle English, and means a benefit. – Robusto Jun 20 '15 at 15:03
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    @JohnSmith Please edit your question to include an example sentence or two where this word will be used. You may leave a blank (_____) in the example sentences where the word you seek will fit. The less generic and more specific to your particular situation you make then example sentences, the better answers you will attract. – Dan Bron Jun 20 '15 at 16:15
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    Two people have downvoted, presumably because they think "This question does not show any research effort: it is unclear or not useful". You have not done enough research to get the spelling right:: you have not made clear how the word will be used, or whether you want archaic English, Middle English, Old English or Latin (the last three would probably be off-topic). You may think 'fancy' is a clear definition, but others do not. And when you do edit, you decline to provide any information that might help potential answerers, but instead object to the way the site works. Hope this helps. – TimLymington Jun 20 '15 at 17:09
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    You have asked for "an old old English word" and "marketing/business/technology terms". Hence my downvote. – TRomano Jun 20 '15 at 17:10

Godsend: (n.) an unexpected thing or event that is particularly welcome and timely, as if sent by God.
Benefaction: archaic. an act of conferring a benefit
egg in one's beer: (cool factor) a bonus, something for nothing


  • I am thinking of more marketing/business/technology terms but with some fancy way of putting it to the paper (or actually Word). – John Smith Jun 20 '15 at 16:05
  • What's your sentence ? – Jimmy Jun 20 '15 at 17:10
  • It's used in Heading, "Introduction", and then after all of the Introduction part, comes "Benefits" except replaced with something fancier. – John Smith Jun 20 '15 at 17:19
  • Do you have anything further to add? – John Smith Jun 20 '15 at 17:27
  • Did you try the link ? – Jimmy Jun 20 '15 at 17:28

Beneficium. https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/beneficium, seems like this has to be my final choice. Especially since I am unable to find other words that fit in for a Heading.

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