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Definitions of advantage

  1.   To give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit.
  2.   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.
  3.   To give or gain advantage; favor; profit.
  4.   Superiority over another: gain or benefit.
  5.   benefit resulting from some event or action; " it turned out to my advantage"; " reaping the rewards of generosity"
  6.   Superiority of state, or that which gives it; benefit; gain; profit; as, the advantage of a good constitution.
  7.   give an advantage to; " This system advantages the rich"
  8.   first point scored after deuce
  9.   Superior position; a benefit; anything that aids or assists; as, he had the advantage of a good education.
  10.   the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; " he experience gave him the advantage over me"
  11.   Any favourable state, condition, or circumstance; gain; profit; superiority.
  12.   Superiority; mastery; - with of or over.
  13.   Favorable circumstances; superiority; benefit.
  14.   Anything favorable to success; superiority; profit; utility.
  15.   To benefit or profit.
  16.   To benefit; to promote the interest of. See Advance.
  17.   the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; " the experience gave him the advantage over me"
  18.   Superiority in any state, condition, or circumstance; gain; interest.
  19.   Interest of money; increase; overplus ( as the thirteenth in the baker's dozen).

Quotes of advantage

  1. Life is life- whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage – Sri Aurobindo
  2. We want to learn all the game and play the best way and take to our advantage – Peter Bondra
  3. If I had it my way, I never would have left San Francisco, but things change and that's the nature of this business. We have to move on. We hopefully get opportunities down the road that we take advantage of. – Jeff Garcia
  4. The conductor has the advantage of not seeing the audience. – Andre Kostelanetz
  5. It is in the gift for employing all the vicissitudes of life to one's own advantage and to that of one's craft that a large part of genius consists. – Georg C. Lichtenberg
  6. But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self -censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty. – Eugenio Montale
  7. Obviously, the highest type of efficiency is that which can utilize existing material to the best advantage – Jawaharlal Nehru
  8. At times like that it's difficult to remember what's at stake, that history is in the making. As a player you feel so cut off sometimes, it can be tough... Which is why it is an enormous advantage to play at home. – Michel Patini
  9. IBM has taken a leadership role in this area and is prepared to be a technology partner with companies around the world to take advantage of these new developments. – John Patrick
  10. When we cannot hope to win, it is an advantage to yield. – Quintilian
  11. We have used the presence of UNMIK, as well as other European and American agencies to establish a legal framework compatible with the European Union and that is already an advantage We have seen the positive effects of this and our parliament will continue to go this way. – Ibrahim Rugova
  12. I wanted to make sure that the man who found the genie would not take terrible advantage of her, so he needed to be a person of integrity and honor- which is why I made the male lead an astronaut. The rest, as they say, is history. – Sidney Sheldon
  13. We try to be real nice and friendly to people, but sometimes they take advantage of that. – Layne Staley
  14. Certainly there was no just cause of complaint from the Northern States- no advantage was ever sought or obtained by them for their section of the Republic. – Robert Toombs

Usage examples for advantage

  1. Takes advantage of mistakes. ” – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  2. “ " That is no great advantage unless you want to live," she replied. ” – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker
  3. By the way, I have the advantage of you. ” – A Hero of Liége by Herbert Strang
  4. Anyway, I had just sense enough to take advantage of my first opportunity. ” – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  5. Indeed, Germany was not without advantage in the naval war. ” – A History of Sea Power by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
  6. 10, 723. But the men don't take advantage of that? ” – Second Shetland Truck System Report by William Guthrie
  7. But, you won't take advantage of me, surely, Sir Arthur? ” – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  8. “ Lucy followed up her advantage – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  9. “ " It is to my advantage thought she, " when we turn back I shall be a little way in advance." ” – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  10. “ " If you give them the start," said she, " they may possibly gain a great advantage over you in spite of the right being on your side." ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. She would not acknowledge the advantage of his lost opportunity. ” – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  12. Nor is the advantage all on one side. ” – Manners and Social Usages by Mrs. John M. E. W. Sherwood
  13. You needn't be afraid, he added, with some feeling, that I talked Dryfoos into the thing for my own advantage – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  14. This was quite an advantage for all of us. ” – Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie by Andrew Carnegie
  15. Once in, I was not going lightly to give up that advantage – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  16. “ I followed her within a minute or so, for I began to have an idea how things might be turned to my advantage – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  17. “ That's the advantage we have over Earthmen, George. ” – Anchorite by Randall Garrett
  18. His advantage however, was but a matter of minutes, for Huish steadily held on, and he was never able to rise to his feet. ” – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  19. And, like a child, Jack took advantage of the impression that he had made. ” – Jezebel's Daughter by Wilkie Collins
  20. “ For, with Locke out of the way, it was a splendid time to take advantage of the poor girl. ” – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey

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