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Definitions of advantage

  1. To give or gain advantage; favor; profit. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  2. To give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To benefit or profit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To benefit; to promote the interest of. See Advance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. first point scored after deuce Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  7. Any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success, or to any desired end; benefit; as, the enemy had the advantage of a more elevated position. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a good constitution. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Interest of money; increase; overplus (as the thirteenth in the baker's dozen). Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Superiority; mastery; - with of or over. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Superior position; a benefit; anything that aids or assists; as, he had the advantage of a good education. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Superiority over another: gain or benefit. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Favorable circumstances; superiority; benefit. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. Any favourable state, condition, or circumstance; gain; profit; superiority. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. Superiority in any state, condition, or circumstance; gain; interest. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for advantage

  1. That's the advantage we have over Earthmen, George. – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  2. Takes advantage of mistakes. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
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