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Another word for advantage

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Noun
  1. A factor conducive to superiority and success

      1. An advantage in a competition or conflict; superiority.
      2. A position, condition, or opportunity that is likely to provide superiority or an advantage.
      3. A vantage point.
      1. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
      2. To move on the initial part of a journey:
      3. To have a beginning; commence:
      1. A certain number of points given beforehand to a weaker side in a contest to equalize the chances of all participants.
      2. The ratio of the probability of an event's occurring to the probability of its not occurring.
      3. The likelihood of the occurrence of one thing rather than the occurrence of another thing, as in a contest:
      1. A start before other contestants in a race.
      2. An early start that confers an advantage.
      1. A race or contest in which contestants are given advantages or compensations to equalize the chances of winning.
      2. Such an advantage or penalty.
      3. A physical or mental disability.
    See also:

    help

  2. Something beneficial

      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. A gracious, friendly, or obliging act that is freely granted:
      2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
      3. A state of being held in such regard:
      1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
      2. A timely blessing or benefit:
      1. The act of one that blesses.
      2. A short prayer said before or after a meal; grace.
      3. Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
      1. To be of use or advantage to; help:
      2. To be of use, value, or advantage; serve:
      3. Use, benefit, or advantage:
    See also:

    help

  3. Something that contributes to or increases one's well-being

      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor:
      2. Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing:
      3. Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable:
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
    See also:

    help

  4. The quality of being suitable or adaptable to an end

    See also:

    used

  5. A dominating position, as in a conflict

    See also:

    over

Verb
  1. To be an advantage to

      1. A durable covering for the foot and part or much of the leg, usually made of leather, fabric, plastic, or rubber.
      2. A protective covering, especially a sheath to enclose the base of a floor-mounted gear shift lever in a car or truck.
      3. An automobile trunk.
      1. To work for (someone) as a servant:
      2. To prepare and offer (food, for example):
      3. To place food before (someone); wait on:
      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
      1. To be of use or advantage to; help:
      2. To be of use, value, or advantage; serve:
      3. Use, benefit, or advantage:

Another word for advantage

Noun
  1. Preferred condition or circumstance

  2. The result of having an advantage, sense 1

  3. Benefit

      1. Total length, extent, or distance measured or expressed in miles.
      2. Total miles covered or traveled in a given time.
      3. The amount of service, use, or wear estimated by miles used or traveled:
      1. Something offered or won as an award for superiority or victory, as in a contest or competition.
      2. Something worth striving for; a highly desirable possession.
      3. Offered or given as a prize:
      1. A useful or valuable quality, person, or thing; an advantage or resource:
      2. A valuable item that is owned.
      3. A spy working in his or her own country and controlled by the enemy.
      1. The act of compensating or the state of being compensated.
      2. Something, such as money, given or received as payment or reparation, as for a service or loss.
      3. The increase in size or activity of one part of an organism or organ that makes up for the loss or dysfunction of another.
      1. Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
      2. The performance of work or duties for a superior or as a servant:
      3. An act or a variety of work done for others, especially for pay:
      1. The act of one that blesses.
      2. A short prayer said before or after a meal; grace.
      3. Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
      1. Prosperity; happiness:
      2. The welfare of the community; the general good:
      1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
      2. A timely blessing or benefit:
      1. A gracious, friendly, or obliging act that is freely granted:
      2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
      3. A state of being held in such regard:
      1. Liberality in giving.
      2. Something given liberally.
      3. A reward, inducement, or payment, especially one given by a government for acts deemed beneficial to the state, such as killing predatory animals, growing certain crops, starting certain industries, or enlisting for military service.
      1. Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
      2. A source of comfort or consolation.
      3. To comfort, cheer, or console, as in trouble or sorrow.
      1. The state or feeling of being pleased or gratified.
      2. A source of enjoyment or delight:
      3. Amusement, diversion, or worldly enjoyment:
      1. The act or state of enjoying.
      2. Use or possession of something beneficial or pleasurable.
      3. Something that gives pleasure:
      1. The act or an instance of consoling.
      2. The state of being consoled.
      3. One that consoles; a comfort:
      1. The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite:
      2. Pleasure or contentment derived from such gratification:
      3. An instance of being satisfied or a source of gratification:
      1. A sudden, unexpected piece of good fortune or financial gain.
      2. Something, such as a ripened fruit, that has been blown down by the wind.
      3. Of or relating to a windfall:
      1. Payment for an office or employment; compensation.
      1. The achievement of something desired, planned, or attempted:
      2. The gaining of fame or prosperity:
      3. The extent of such gain.
      1. To put into service or employ for a purpose:
      2. To avail oneself of; practice:
      3. To conduct oneself toward; treat or handle:
      1. The quality or condition of being useful; usefulness:
      2. A useful article or device.
      3. A public utility.
      1. To give assistance to (someone); make it easier for (someone) to do something; aid:
      2. To give material or financial aid to:
      3. To wait on, as in a store or restaurant:
      1. The quality of being suitable to one's comfort, purposes, or needs:
      2. Personal comfort or advantage:
      3. Something that increases comfort or saves work:
      1. a gratifying or being gratified
      2. something that gratifies; cause for satisfaction
      3. reward or recompense for services or benefits
      1. To soothe in time of affliction or distress.
      2. To ease physically; relieve:
      3. A condition or feeling of pleasurable physical ease or relief from pain or stress:
      1. The quality that renders something desirable, useful, or valuable:
      2. Material or market value:
      3. A quantity of something that may be purchased for a specified sum or by a specified means:
      1. Purpose; motive:
      2. Advantage; good:
      3. Personal benefit or interest; welfare:
      1. A narrative or record of events.
      2. A reason given for a particular action or event:
      3. A report relating to one's conduct:
      1. Interest, support, or benefit.
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. The act or process of improving.
      2. The state of being improved.
      3. A change or addition that improves.
      1. Appropriateness to the purpose at hand.
      2. Adherence to self-serving means:
      3. A means; an expedient.
      1. A state of curiosity or concern about or attention to something:
      2. Something, such as a quality, subject, or activity, that evokes this mental state:
      3. Regard for one's own benefit or advantage; self-interest:
      1. To be of use or advantage to; help:
      2. To be of use, value, or advantage; serve:
      3. Use, benefit, or advantage:
      1. Health, happiness, and good fortune; well-being:
      2. Financial or other aid provided, especially by the government, to people in need.
      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
      3. To make a gain or profit.
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
      1. To come into possession or use of; acquire:
      2. To attain in competition or struggle; win:
      3. To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
      1. Being positive or desirable in nature; not bad or poor:
      2. Having the qualities that are desirable or distinguishing in a particular thing:
      3. Serving the desired purpose or end; suitable:

Idioms:

    take-advantage-of

  1. To make use of

  2. take-advantage-of

  3. To make unfair use of