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.
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An advantage is something that positions one well for accomplishing something. How is advantage different from benefit and profit? Find out on Thesaurus.com.
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.
But medical experts say being able to take advantage of American health care almost certainly prolonged his life.
In a remote location with little means for economic development, the Brogpas have cultivating this identity to their advantage.
In the name of protecting passengers, however, tourists in Las Vegas are unable to take advantage of this service.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In their effort to diversify their revenue, they have capitalized on traditional practices to new advantage.ISIS, Boko Haram, and the Growing Role of Human Trafficking in 21st Century Terrorism|Louise I. Shelley|December 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You also say that you think your condition gave you an advantage in some ways.
If the "Y" Beach lot press their advantage they may cut off the enemy troops on the toe of the Peninsula.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
It is, however, true, that in this respect the German hexametrist has a considerable advantage over the English.
By the second process, it is made to the advantage of the issuer of the notes to hasten their withdrawal himself.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
If he continue, he shall leave a name above a thousand: and if he rest, it shall be to his advantage.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
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.