What`s the difference between "benefit" and "profit"?
"Benefit" and "profit" can be similar in meaning depending on how they are used. In this scenario, "benefit" means a helpful or good effect; and advantage. "Profit" means to benefit financially from something, to earn money. Ex: The company profited from the merger. Ex: I think she would benefit from going to a parochial school. Ex: Will you make a profit by selling stocks? Ex: He benefited greatly by living with his grandmother.