death benefit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n death benefit insurance or pension money payable to a beneficiary of a deceased
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Quotations

  • Johann Friedrich Von Schiller
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    “That which is so universal as death must be a benefit.”
  • Michel Eyquem De Montaigne
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    “Of all the benefits which virtue confers on us, the contempt of death is one of the greatest.”

Usage

In literature:

Your deaths would not benefit the Khedive.
"With Kitchener in the Soudan" by G. A. Henty
Do you want to put me to double expense for the benefit of the government, which will make you pay it all over again at my real death?
"French and Oriental Love in a Harem" by Mario Uchard
He would be liable, according to the words of the Act of 1804, to suffer death as a felon, without benefit of clergy.
"The Story of the Upper Canada Rebellion, Volume 1" by John Charles Dent
Death would be a benefit to him.
"The Day of Wrath" by Maurus Jókai
Now, whom doth it concern to learn both the danger and benefit of death?
"Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions" by John Donne
Mathieson's idiotic claims of a death ray, or mine as a source of the utmost benefit to science?
"The Monster" by S. M. Tenneshaw
When Thark was finished, Valla detailed the steps she'd taken to insure the traitor's death, for Kainor's benefit.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
That was the thought that knocked at him to the exclusion of nearly everything else: he would benefit by his brother's death.
"Peter and Jane" by S. (Sarah) Macnaughtan
The death of his last two victims cannot benefit him.
"William Shakespeare" by John Masefield
There are others beside Mr. Lorimer who would benefit, directly, by Geoffrey Ormond's death.
"Lorimer of the Northwest" by Harold Bindloss
One book in particular, entitled Of the Benefits of the Death of Christ, had this fate.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
I have made up my mind that I will not benefit by Richard's death.
"Under False Pretences" by Adeline Sergeant
Can you tell me whether you know of any other person besides this nephew of hers who is likely to be benefited by Mrs. Clemmens' death?
"Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green
Who, so much as he, would benefit by the death of Saiyud Muhammad?
"Rulers of India: Lord Clive" by George Bruce Malleson
That death would be considered an heroic one, and would benefit the Prince Imperial.
"An Englishman in Paris" by Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Until you have more proof of his death I must ask you to give my people the benefit of the doubt.
"The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop" by Hamlin Garland
So the shame of this ransom from death far outweighed with him the benefit.
"Folle-Farine" by Ouida
The employees receive benefits when sick or injured, and in case of death their families are provided for.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
These societies substitute fraternal insurance for the sick and death benefit.
"New Homes for Old" by Sophonisba Preston Breckinridge
I know that he will benefit by my death to the amount of many thousands, but how can I prove it?
"The Orange Girl" by Walter Besant
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In poetry:

A. It was, that we might ever bear in mind
The death of Christ, who for our sins was slain,
And the vast benefits which all mankind
May, from his painful sufferings, obtain.
"The Lord's Prayer" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Immediately following her death, one of my father's more painful tasks was notifying various agencies: Social Security, retirement benefits and so on.
Debate flares over death benefit for public servants.
Effective Oct 1, Federal Insurance Company is the new provider for the no-cost $1,500 Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) benefit available for all NYSUT members.
Accidental death and dismemberment insurance (AD & D) is inexpensive life insurance coverage that pays a benefit if you die as a result of an accident.
Michigan mom asks for death benefits for in-vitro twins conceived after father's death.
Michelle and Tom Seibel and their 4-year-old son, Cole, have planned a fundraising event to benefit Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.
Should ' test tube ' twins born 18 months after their father's death receive survivor benefits.
Should 'test tube' twins born 18 months after their father's death receive survivor benefits.
Insurance companies have paid out more than $52 million in delayed death benefits, in response to an investigation of their practices by New York's Department of Financial Services.
Memphis man, others benefit from Kevin Yates' untimely death.
Ad-Rock Is DJing A Benefit For The Jailed Russian Band Pussy Riot At Death By Audio Tonight.
Notable deaths in news 2012-N to Z. Milton murder-suicide: Grieving mother denied widow's benefits because of age eligibility.
Common is participating in a benefit concert in support of freeing Native American activist Leonard Peltier, who is serving two life sentences for the 1975 execution-style deaths of two FBI agents.
Common is participating in a benefit concert in support of freeing Native American activist Leonard Peltier, who is serving two life sentences for the 1975 execution-style deaths of two FBI agents.
One basic rule of thumb is that the death benefit on your policy should equal seven to 10 times the amount of your annual salary.
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