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Definition 1: giving an advantage - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a contract advantageous to our country
  • socially advantageous to entertain often

Synonyms for advantageous in the sense of this definition

(advantageous is similar to ...) promoting or enhancing well-being

"an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries" "the beneficial effects of a temperate climate" "the experience was good for her"

(advantageous is similar to ...) involving advantage or good

"a plus (or positive) factor"

(advantageous is similar to ...) manifesting partiality

"a discriminatory tax" "preferential tariff rates" "preferential treatment" "a preferential shop gives priority or advantage to union members in hiring or promoting"

(means also ...) serving to promote your interest

"was merciful only when mercy was expedient"

(means also ...) suitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose

"an opportune place to make camp" "an opportune arrival" "an opportune time to receive guests"

(means also ...) yielding material gain or profit

"profitable speculation on the stock market"

Definition 2: appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(advantageous is similar to ...) serving to promote your interest

"was merciful only when mercy was expedient"

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