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advantage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of advantage

  1. 1 the more favorable condition or position in a competition <your experience volunteering at the hospital will put you at an advantage when you're applying for a job there> Synonyms better, bulge, catbird seat, drop, edge, high ground, inside track, jump, pull, stead, upper hand, vantage, whip hand Related Words allowance, head start, lead, leg up, margin, odds, start; ascendancy (also ascendency), command, dominance, mastery, predominance, superiority, supremacy, transcendence, transcendency; precedence, preference, prerogative, privilege, seniority; break, foothold, opportunity; benefit, blessing, boon, felicity, godsend, manna, windfall Phrases coign of vantage Near Antonyms detriment, stranglehold; disparity, imbalance, inequality, unevenness; disability, failing, impairment, shortcoming; bar, catch, check, clog, crimp, embarrassment, hindrance, hitch, hurdle, impediment, interference, let, manacle, obstacle, obstruction, rub, shackle, stop, trammel; lurch, setback Antonyms disadvantage, drawback, handicap, liability, minus, penalty, strike

  2. 2 a thing that helps <had all the advantages of being born into a wealthy and powerful family> Synonyms help, aid, asset, benefit, boonRelated Words hand, lift, pick-me-up; support, sustenance; blessing, godsend, windfall; recourse, refuge, resort, resourceNear Antonyms constraint, inhibitor, liability, obstacle, obstruction, restraint, strangleholdAntonyms disadvantage, drawback, encumbrance, hindrance, impediment, minus




advantage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of advantage

  1. to provide with something useful or desirable <there's no question that that bicycle racer was significantly advantaged by a great set of genes> Synonyms benefit, avail, help, profit, serveRelated Words succeed, work (for); aid, assist; better, improve; content, delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; blessNear Antonyms hinder, impede; damage, harm, hurt, impair, injure; afflict, distress, upset





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