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ˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəsad·van·ta·geous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. advantageousadjective

    giving an advantage

    "a contract advantageous to our country"; "socially advantageous to entertain often"

  2. advantageousadjective

    appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness


  1. advantageousadjective

    Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position.

  2. Etymology: or from avantageus (French avantageux). See advantage.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Advantageousadjective

    Etymology: avantageux, Fr.

    The time of sickness, or affliction, is, like the cool of the day to Adam, a season of peculiar propriety for the voice of God to be heard; and may be improved into a very advantageous opportunity of begetting or increasing spiritual life in the soul. Henry Hammond, Fundamentals.

    Here perhaps
    Some advantageous act may be atchiev’d
    By sudden onset, either with hell-fire
    To waste his whole creation; or possess
    All as our own. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. ii. l. 363.

    Since every painter paints himself in his own works, ’tis advantageous to him to know himself, to the end that he may cultivate those talents which make his genius. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.


  1. Advantageous

    Advantageous is a 2015 American science fiction drama film directed by Jennifer Phang and written by Jacqueline Kim and Jennifer Phang. The film stars Jacqueline Kim, James Urbaniak, Freya Adams, Ken Jeong, Jennifer Ehle, and Samantha Kim. The film was released exclusively to Netflix on June 23, 2015.


  1. advantageous

    Advantageous refers to a condition, situation, or action that is beneficial, favorable, or helpful in gaining a better position or achieving a particular goal. It often implies that it gives the person or thing a higher chance of success or improvement.

  2. advantageous

    Advantageous refers to something that provides a benefit, is favorable or helpful, or gives one a better position or improves the chance of success. It typically implies a circumstance or condition that puts one in a superior or more beneficial position than others.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Advantageousadjective

    being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position; trade is advantageous to a nation

  2. Etymology: [F. avantageux, fr. avantage.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of advantageous in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of advantageous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of advantageous in a Sentence

  1. Bernard Baumel:

    [MSCs] are anti-inflammatory and they promote indigenous stem cells in your body to proliferate, they stimulate cell growth and have a lot of attributes that are very advantageous for using them in humans.

  2. Melanie St. Jean:

    As far as overall value, I would not invest in this bag, although the price is fairly low, there are other bags that would be more advantageous for travel.

  3. Brent McGoldrick:

    The more' politics' continues to become a series of cultural skirmishes and less about policy, the more the two parties find it advantageous to represent different worldviews.

  4. Dan Wang:

    Large tech companies, even though they're tightening their belts, are still in a financially advantageous position.

  5. Abraham Lincoln:

    I believe, if we take habitual drunkards as a class, their heads and their hearts will bear an advantageous comparison with those of any other class.

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