vantage


van·tage

noun \ˈvan-tij\

Definition of VANTAGE

1
archaic :  benefit, gain
2
:  superiority in a contest
3
:  a position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view
4
:  advantage 4
to the vantage
obsolete :  in addition

Examples of VANTAGE

  1. <the vantage had all been ours for the first half of the contest>

Origin of VANTAGE

Middle English, from Anglo-French vantage, avantage — more at advantage
First Known Use: 14th century

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