HyperDic: advantageous

English > 2 senses of the word advantageous:
ADJECTIVEalladvantageous, favorable, favourablegiving an advantage
alladvantageousappropriate for achieving a particular end
advantageous > pronunciation
Soundsae.dvahntey'jhahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > advantageous: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningGiving an advantage.
Examples
  • "a contract advantageous to our country"
  • "socially advantageous to entertain often"
Synonymsfavorable, favourable
Narrowerbeneficial, goodPromoting or enhancing well-being
discriminatory, preferentialmanifesting partiality
plus, positiveInvolving advantage or good
See alsoexpedientServing to promote your interest
opportuneSuitable or at a time that is suitable or advantageous especially for a particular purpose
profitableYielding material gain or profit
Oppositedisadvantageous, unfavorable, unfavourableconstituting a disadvantage
Spanishfavorable, idóneo, provechoso, ventajoso
Catalanavantatjós, favorable, idoni
Nounsadvantagethe quality of having a superior or more favorable position
advantageousnessthe quality of being encouraging or promising of a successful outcome
Adverbsadvantageouslyin a manner affording benefit or advantage
English > advantageous: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAppropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness.
BroaderexpedientServing to promote your interest
Spanishoportuno, provechoso

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