HyperDic: advantage

English > 4 senses of the word advantage:
NOUNattributeadvantage, vantagethe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
quantityadvantage(tennis) first point scored after deuce
attributeadvantage, rewardbenefit resulting from some event or action
VERBsocialadvantagegive an advantage to
advantage > pronunciation
Soundsaedvae'nihjh; aedvae'ntihjh; ahdvae'nahjh; ahdvae'ntihjh
Rhymesabridge ... yardage: 133 rhymes with ihjh...
acreage ... wreckage: 85 rhymes with ahjh...
English > advantage: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe quality of having a superior or more favorable position.
Example"the experience gave him the advantage over me"
Synonymvantage
Narrowerexpedience, expediencyThe quality of being suited to the end in view
favor, favourAn advantage to the benefit of someone or something
favorableness, favourableness, advantageousness, positivity, positiveness, profitablenessThe quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
goodbenefit
handicapadvantage given to a competitor to equalize chances of winning
homecourt advantageThe advantage of playing on your home court in front of fans who are rooting for you
leadAn advantage held by a competitor in a race
leveragestrategic advantage
preferencegrant of favor or advantage to one over another (especially to a country or countries in matters of international trade, such as levying duties)
privilegeA special advantage or immunity or benefit not enjoyed / enjoyed by all
profit, gainThe advantageous quality of being beneficial
pull, cloutspecial advantage or influence
start, head startThe advantage gained by beginning early (as in a race)
superiority, favorable position, favourable positionThe quality of being at a competitive advantage
tax advantageAn advantage bestowed by legislation that reduces a tax on some preferred activity
Broaderasset, plusA useful or valuable quality
OppositedisadvantageThe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
Spanishdelantera, superioridad, ventaja
Catalanavantatge, superioritat
Adjectivesadvantageousgiving an advantage
Verbsadvantagegive an advantage to
English > advantage: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(tennis) first point scored after deuce.
Part oftennis, lawn tennisA game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court
BroaderpointThe unit of counting in scoring a game / game or contest
Spanishventaja
English > advantage: 4 senses > noun 3, attribute
Meaningbenefit resulting from some event or action.
Example"it turned out to my advantage"
Synonymreward
Broaderbenefit, welfareSomething that aids or promotes well-being
OppositepenaltyThe disadvantage or painful consequences of an action or condition
Spanishventaja
Verbsadvantagegive an advantage to
English > advantage: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive an advantage to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"This system advantages the rich"
Broaderprefer, favor, favourPromote over another
Oppositedisadvantage, disfavor, disfavourput at a disadvantage
Spanishbeneficiar, dar ventaja
Nounsadvantagethe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
advantagebenefit resulting from some event or action

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