Definition of advantage


  • the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me". Synonyms: vantage. Antonyms: disadvantage.
  • (tennis) first point scored after deuce.
  • benefit resulting from some event or action; "it turned out to my advantage", "reaping the rewards of generosity". Synonyms: reward. Antonyms: penalty.


  • give an advantage to; "This system advantages the rich". Antonyms: disadvantage.

Related words

clout, expedience, expediency, favor, favorableness, favour, favourableness, gain, good, handicap, lead, leverage, positiveness, positivity, preference, privilege, profit, profitableness, pull, start, superiority.

Rhymes with advantage

disadvantage, vantage.

Start with advantage

advantageously, advantageous, advantages, advantaged.

End with advantage


More information about advantage

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • advantage is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • advantage is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • advantage is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 17 points
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