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noun van·tage \ˈvan-tij\

Definition of vantage

  1. 1 archaic :  benefit, gain

  2. 2 :  superiority in a contest

  3. 3 :  a position giving a strategic advantage, commanding perspective, or comprehensive view

  4. 4 :  advantage 4

to the vantage

  1. obsolete :  in addition

Examples of vantage in a sentence

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

Origin and Etymology of vantage

Middle English, borrowed from Anglo-French vantage, avantage — more at 1advantage


First Known Use: 14th century



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