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Meaning of VANTAGE

Pronunciation:  'vantij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "he experience gave him the advantage over me"
  2. [n]  place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

VANTAGE is a 7 letter word that starts with V.


 Synonyms: advantage
 Antonyms: disadvantage
 See Also: advantageousness, asset, expedience, expediency, favor, favorable position, favorableness, favour, favourable position, favourableness, gain, good, handicap, head start, homecourt advantage, lead, leverage, place, plus, position, preference, privilege, profit, pull, start, superiority, tax advantage, vantage point, viewpoint



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Van"tage\ (v[.a]n"t[asl]j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE.
    avantage, fr. F. avantage. See {Advantage}.]
    1. superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain;
       profit; advantage. [R.]
             O happy vantage of a kneeling knee!   --Shak.
    2. (Lawn Tennis) The first point after deuce.
    Note: When the server wins this point, it is called vantage
          in; when the receiver, or striker out, wins, it is
          called vantage out.
    {To have at vantage}, to have the advantage of; to be in a
       more favorable condition than. ``He had them at vantage,
       being tired and harassed with a long march.'' --Bacon.
    {Vantage ground}, superiority of state or place; the place or
       condition which gives one an advantage over another. ``The
       vantage ground of truth. --Bacon.
             It is these things that give him his actual
             standing, and it is from this vantage ground that he
             looks around him.                     --I. Taylor.
  2. \Van"tage\, v. t.
    To profit; to aid. [Obs.] --Spenser.