advantage definition

  • noun:
    • A beneficial element or mixture of factors.
    • Benefit or profit; gain: it's to your benefit to invest carefully.
    • a comparatively positive place; superiority of way: a much better knowledge offered us the benefit.
    • Sports the very first point scored in playing tennis after deuce.
    • Sports The resulting rating.
    • Any problem, situation, chance or means, particularly favorable to success, or even any desired end.
    • Superiority; mastery; — used with of to specify its nature or with over to specify the other party.
    • Superiority of condition, or whatever offers it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a great constitution.
    • The score where one player wins a place after deuce but requires the following too to transport the game.
    • The extension of this online game after a foul from the attacking staff, because the attacking team come in a advantageous place.
    • Any problem, circumstance, possibility, or means, specifically favorable to success, or even to any desired end; advantage.
    • Superiority; mastery; -- with of or higher.
    • Superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; revenue.
    • Interest of income; enhance; overplus (because the thirteenth in the baker's dozen).
    • 1st point scored after deuce.
    • Any state, condition, situation, possibility, or means specially favorable to success, prosperity, interest, reputation, or any desired end; whatever helps, helps, or perhaps is of solution: because, he'd the benefit of a good constitution, of a great knowledge; the adversary had the main advantage of increased ground; “the advantages of a detailed alliance,” Macaulay.
    • Superiority or prevalence: regularly with of or higher.
    • Benefit; gain; profit.
    • Usury; interest; increase.
    • A thirteenth article put into a dozen, making what is often called a baker's dozen.
    • In lawn-tennis, 1st point gained after deuce. Commonly labeled as vantage. See lawn-tennis.
    • To overreach or impose upon
    • to make use of as a means toward overreaching or imposition.
    • Synonyms and positive aspect, Benefit, energy, income, help, vantage-ground, good, service. Advantage is the ownership of a beneficial vantage-ground when it comes to attainment of ulterior objects of desire: as, he has the benefit of education. Advantage is a more instant and realized great: because, a chief advantage of workout is the improvement of health. Utility is usefulness in useful or material sense: the utility of an education is a tiny an element of the advantage produced from it. Profit indicates gain, with an indication of trade or trade. A man might have good benefits, but are based on all of them little advantage or profit; even their energy to him can be tiny.
    • benefit resulting from some event or action
    • the grade of having a superior or higher favorable position
    • (tennis) very first point scored after deuce
  • verb-transitive:
    • to cover profit or gain to; benefit.
    • to offer an advantage to; to advance; to advertise; to benefit; to profit.
  • idiom:
    • make use of To put to good usage; avail oneself of: make the most of all academic options.
    • benefit from To profit selfishly by; take advantage of: took advantage of the consumer.
    • to edge To good result; positively: The roses were displayed to benefit in a blue vase.
  • others:
    • to profit; be of solution to; yield profit or gain to.
    • To gain surface or win acceptance for; promote or additional.
    • To increase, as by-interest.
    • Reflexively, resulting in to-be a plus to; avail (one's self).
    • to achieve a bonus; be gained.
  • verb:
    • give an advantage to

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