- advancement flap,
- advantage court,
- advection fog,
Origin of advantaged
verb (used with object), ad·van·taged, ad·van·taging.
Origin of advantage
Examples from the Web for advantaged
Of course, CNN is advantaged by being in nearly 30 million more households than FBN.‘Money Honey’ Maria Bartiromo Crosses Enemy Lines, Flees CNBC for Fox|Lloyd Grove|November 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But what's clear is that, over the past decade, this aspect of the Electoral College has advantaged Democrats.Could Abolishing the Electoral College Help Republicans?|Justin Green|January 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Let us next see how the Allies were advantaged and disadvantaged by their position.A General Sketch of the European War|Hilaire Belloc
Because the truth would have prejudiced him whom I was serving; now falsehood has advantaged him.The Captiva and The Mostellaria|Plautus
Doubtless they served to blind him and this advantaged McGee who, unseen in the darkness, kept his Vickers going.Aces Up|Covington Clarke
I have been advantaged thereby before now, and did not know but by speaking no truth, I might have reaped the same benefit now.The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus|John Bunyan
By thine aid is he advantaged, and made strong by thy valour and prowess: Bitterest was that Battle in which thou didst engage.Chronicles of London Bridge|Richard Thompson
- 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
early 14c., avantage, "position of being in advance of another," from Old French avantage "advantage, profit, superiority," from avant "before," probably via an unrecorded Late Latin *abantaticum, from Latin abante (see advance).
The -d- is a 16c. intrusion on the analogy of Latin ad- words. Meaning "a favoring circumstance" (the opposite of disadvantage) is from late 15c. Tennis score sense is from 1640s, first recorded in writings of John Milton, of all people. Phrase to take advantage of is first attested late 14c.
see get the advantage of; show to advantage; take advantage of; to advantage.