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Definition 1: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where advantage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the experience gave him the advantage over me

Synonyms for advantage in the sense of this definition

(advantage is a kind of ...) a useful or valuable quality

(... is a kind of advantage ) the quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome

(... is a kind of advantage ) benefit

"for your own good" "what's the good of worrying?"

(... is a kind of advantage ) the quality of being at a competitive advantage

(... is a kind of advantage ) the quality of being suited to the end in view

(... is a kind of advantage ) a special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

(... is a kind of advantage ) grant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)

(... is a kind of advantage ) the advantageous quality of being beneficial

(... is a kind of advantage ) the advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)

"with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"

(... is a kind of advantage ) special advantage or influence

"the chairman's nephew has a lot of pull"

(... is a kind of advantage ) an advantage held by a competitor in a race

"he took the lead at the last turn"

(... is a kind of advantage ) the advantage of playing on your home court in front of fans who are rooting for you

(... is a kind of advantage ) advantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning

(... is a kind of advantage ) strategic advantage; power to act effectively

"relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"

(... is a kind of advantage ) an advantage to the benefit of someone or something

"the outcome was in his favor"

(... is a kind of advantage ) an advantage bestowed by legislation that reduces a tax on some preferred activity

Definition 2: benefit resulting from some event or action - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where advantage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • it turned out to my advantage
  • reaping the rewards of generosity

Synonyms for advantage in the sense of this definition

(advantage is a kind of ...) something that aids or promotes well-being

"for the benefit of all"

Definition 3: (tennis) first point scored after deuce - [noun denoting quantity]

(advantage is a kind of ...) the unit of counting in scoring a game or contest

"he scored 20 points in the first half" "a touchdown counts 6 points"

(... is part of advantage) a game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court

Samples where advantage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This system advantages the rich

(advantage is a kind of ...) promote over another

"he favors his second daughter"

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