HyperDic: beneficiary

English > 3 senses of the word beneficiary:
NOUNperson beneficiary, doneethe recipient of funds or other benefits
communicationbeneficiary, benefactive rolethe semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
ADJECTIVEpertbeneficiaryhaving or arising from a benefice
beneficiary > pronunciation
Soundsbeh.nahfih'shiyeh.riy
Rhymesaccusatory ... zealotry: 432 rhymes with riy...
English > beneficiary: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningHaving or arising from a benefice.
Example"a beneficiary baron"
Spanishbeneficiario
Nounsbeneficean endowed church office giving income to its holder
English > beneficiary: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe recipient of funds or other benefits.
Synonymdonee
Narrowerco-beneficiaryOne of two or more beneficiaries of the same benefit
deviseesomeone to whom property (especially realty) is devised by will
legateesomeone to whom a legacy is bequeathed
pensioner, pensionaryThe beneficiary of a pension fund
Broaderrecipient, receiverA person who receives something
Spanishbeneficiario
Verbsbeneficeendow with a benefice
English > beneficiary: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.
Synonymbenefactive role
Broadersemantic role, participant role(linguistics) the underlying relation that a constituent has with the main verb in a clause

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