Definitions for advantageædˈvæn tɪdʒ, -ˈvɑn-

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  1. advantage, vantage(noun)

    the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

    "the experience gave him the advantage over me"

  2. advantage(noun)

    (tennis) first point scored after deuce

  3. advantage, reward(verb)

    benefit resulting from some event or action

    "it turned out to my advantage"; "reaping the rewards of generosity"

  4. advantage(verb)

    give an advantage to

    "This system advantages the rich"

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  1. Advantage(n.)

    (Tennis) The first point scored after deuce.

  2. Origin: [OE. avantage, avauntage, F. avantage, fr. avant before. See Advance, and cf. Vantage.]

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  1. advantage(Noun)

    Any condition, circumstance, opportunity or means, particularly favorable to success, or to any desired end.

  2. advantage(Noun)

    Superiority; mastery; used with of to specify its nature or with over to specify the other party.

  3. advantage(Noun)

    Superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a good constitution.

  4. advantage(Noun)

    The score where one player wins a point after deuce but needs the next too to carry the game.

  5. advantage(Verb)

    To provide (someone) with an advantage, to give an edge to.

  6. advantage(Verb)

    To do something for one's own benefit; to take advantage of.

  7. Origin: From avantage, avauntage, from avantage, from avant, from abante. The spelling with d was a mistake, a- being supposed to be from Latin ad (see advance). For sense development, compare foredeal.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Advantage(noun)

    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

  2. Advantage(noun)

    superiority; mastery; -- with of or over

  3. Advantage(noun)

    superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a good constitution

  4. Advantage(noun)

    interest of money; increase; overplus (as the thirteenth in the baker's dozen)

  5. Advantage(verb)

    to give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit

  6. Origin: [OE. avantage, avauntage, F. avantage, fr. avant before. See Advance, and cf. Vantage.]

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  1. Advantage

    Advantage is the third album by Clock DVA, released in 1983 through Polydor Records. Singles from it were "Breakdown" and "Resistance".

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advantage' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1408

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advantage' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1930

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'advantage' in Nouns Frequency: #432


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