verb (used with object), ad·van·taged, ad·van·taging.
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Idioms for advantage
- to make use of for gain: to take advantage of an opportunity.
- to impose upon, especially unfairly, as by exploiting a weakness: to take advantage of someone.
Origin of advantage
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Example sentences from the Web for advantage
Frankly, that’s a pretty big advantage over Apple’s stated 18 hours.
The company’s software, which it calls Orquestra, provides a way for companies to use algorithms that were originally designed to take advantage of the unique properties of quantum computers.Startup debuts software to help any company use ‘quantum algorithms’|Jeremy Kahn|September 24, 2020|Fortune
Google will back up your device to the cloud regularly and for free, so make sure you’re taking advantage of it.Android security settings you should check right now|David Nield|September 24, 2020|Popular Science
This would give J&J’s vaccine an advantage over other leading candidates, which are all being tested with a two-dose protocol.Under fire, AstraZeneca CEO defends transparency of COVID-19 vaccine trials|Jeremy Kahn|September 24, 2020|Fortune
That controversial shoe, which critics said gave runners an unfair advantage, generated a lot of headlines for Nike and bolstered its reputation for innovation.
In a remote location with little means for economic development, the Brogpas have cultivating this identity to their advantage.
You also say that you think your condition gave you an advantage in some ways.
By 2014, that advantage still existed but was statistically meaningless: 47 percent Republican, 44 percent Democratic.
That contrasts with a 49 to 48 percent advantage for Democrats in the other 37 states.
“People feel that these crowded areas play to their advantage—it provides this sense of a cover,” he said.How to Get Away With Stealing $2 Million in Jewelry in the Heart of New York|John Surico|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was about three months after his return that Edgar had an opportunity of finding the advantage of his skill in boxing.At Aboukir and Acre|George Alfred Henty
This has the advantage of the others in brevity and epigrammatic point.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians|G. G. Findlay
Simple sugar icings into which some butter is beaten may also be utilized to advantage in making French pastry of this kind.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4|Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
This construction would give an advantage to the Conservatives.The Reconstruction of Georgia|Edwin C. Woolley
Long before Frances Burney was born, Mr. Crisp had made his entrance into the world, with every advantage.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
British Dictionary definitions for advantage
- the point scored after deuce
- the resulting state of the score
- to make good use of
- to impose upon the weakness, good nature, etc, of; abuse
- to seduce
Word Origin for advantage
Idioms and Phrases with advantage
see get the advantage of; show to advantage; take advantage of; to advantage.