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see synonyms of advantage


1. advantage, vantage

the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

Example Sentences:
'the experience gave him the advantage over me'

2. advantage

(tennis) first point scored after deuce

3. advantage, reward

benefit resulting from some event or action

Example Sentences:
'it turned out to my advantage'
'reaping the rewards of generosity'


4. advantage

give an advantage to

Example Sentences:
'This system advantages the rich'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of advantage
1. (often foll by over or of)
superior or more favourable position or power
he had an advantage over me because of his experience
benefit or profit (esp in the phrase to one's advantage)
3. tennis
the point scored after deuce
the resulting state of the score
4.  take advantage of
5.  to advantage
6.  you have the advantage of me

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see synonyms of advantage
a more favorable position; superiority
often with of or over
a favorable or beneficial circumstance, event, etc.
gain or benefit
4.  Tennis
the first point scored after deuce
verb transitiveWord forms: adˈvantaged or adˈvantaging
to give an advantage to; be a benefit or aid to

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of advantage
1. A beneficial factor or combination of factors: Being tall is usually an advantage in basketball.
2. Benefit or profit; gain: It is to your advantage to invest wisely.
3. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means: A better education gave us the advantage.
4. Sports
a. The first point scored in tennis after deuce.
b. The resulting score.
5. Sports A situation in soccer in which the referee has signaled that a foul has been committed but delays making the call because the fouled team has a more favorable position in play. If the fouled team loses this favorable position, the referee then makes the call.
tr.v. ad·van·taged, ad·van·tag·ing, ad·van·tag·es
To afford profit or gain to; benefit.

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