[ van-tij, vahn- ]
/ ˈvæn tɪdʒ, ˈvɑn- /


a position, condition, or place affording some advantage or a commanding view.
an advantage or superiority: the vantage of wisdom that often comes with age.
British. advantage(def 5).

Origin of vantage

1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French, aphetic variant of avantage advantage Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for vantage


/ (ˈvɑːntɪdʒ) /


a state, position, or opportunity affording superiority or advantage
superiority or benefit accruing from such a position, state, etc
tennis short for advantage

Derived Forms

vantageless, adjective

Word Origin for vantage

C13: from Old French avantage advantage
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