Examples from the Web for advantageous
Teams may put more than one racer on the road at a time if they feel it will be advantageous.Pippa Middleton To Cycle Across America ... Starting Tomorrow|Tom Sykes|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This means the favored candidate gets an advantageous spot on the ballot and a distinct electoral advantage in that county.
These proportions are advantageous in sports in which strength rather than speed is at a premium.What Makes a Great Olympian? Sometimes It’s Genetics|Jon Entine|August 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It could be rolled out whenever it would be most advantageous to the Romney team.New York Congressman Peter King: Romney Never Acted on Endorsement Offer|Howard Kurtz|April 25, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Evolutionary psychology has puzzled over the question of what is it about crying that would have been advantageous for survival.
This purchase was an advantageous one for the State, there having been already realized from it an amount equal to its cost.
Wolsey made an advantageous peace, and Charles promptly found himself obliged to come to terms with Francis.Ten Tudor Statesmen|Arthur D. Innes
In 1658-59 he sustained Denmark against Sweden, and in 1662 concluded an advantageous peace with Portugal.
The attention which he soon received from the musical world of Paris proved to him that his removal was advantageous.The Violin|George Hart
By reasonable, I mean what all people call reasonable in their own case; an advantageous one for us.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
British Dictionary definitions for advantageous
Word Origin and History for advantageous
1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from French avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see advantage). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness.