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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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