How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"bene" (well), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, "bene" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "good" or "well" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|Members of the band are performing a benefit concert tonight, with a portion of the proceeds going to support area music programs.|
|Our benevolent work includes providing funds for emergency medical care of dogs and cats.|