Beneficiary

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Beneficiary Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause
  • the recipient of funds or other benefits
  • having or arising from a benefice; "a beneficiary baron"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • the recipient of funds or other benefits ,
  • the semantic role of the intended recipient who benefits from the happening denoted by the verb in the clause

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Beneficiary Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


A beneficiary is someone who gets money or other things from somebody else. For example, in a life insurance policy the beneficiary gets the money after the person who made the policy dies. A beneficiary can also be the person chosen in someone's will. The person or group who gives the money is called the benefactor.



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  • Yahoo Co-founder David Filo Is $75 Million Richer Today
    The biggest beneficiary of Yahoo's plan to boost shareholder value by spinning off its stake in Alibaba is the Internet company's co-founder and Chief Yahoo David Filo. Read more on this news related to 'Beneficiary'
  • Legals January 28, 2015
    TRUSTEE'S NOTICE OF SALE. Reference is made to that certain trust deed made by Robert R. Miller, Jr., Grantor(s), to Scot M. Ludwig, Attorney at Law, trustee, in favor of Conseco Finance Servicing Corp., as beneficiary, recorded 12/22/1999, in the Records of Kootenai County, Idaho as Instrument No. 1618640, which was subsequently assigned to U.S. Bank, N.A., a Read more on this news related to 'Beneficiary'
  • Beneficiary numbers drop again
    Beneficiary numbers are continuing to fall, but more than 300,000 people remained on welfare in the last quarter of 2014. Read more on this news related to 'Beneficiary'

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