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Advantage

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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Advantage

ADV'ANTAGE, noun

1. Any state, condition, or circumstance, favorable to success, prosperity, interest, or reputation.

The enemy had the advantage of elevated ground.

2. Benefit; gain; profit.

What advantage will it be to thee? Job 35:3.

There exists, in the economy and course of nature, an indissoluble union between virtue and happiness; between duty and advantage

3. Means to an end; opportunity; convenience for obtaining benefit; as, student enjoy great advantages for improvement.

The General took advantage of his enemy's negligence.

4. Favorable state or circumstances; as, jewels set to advantage

5. Superiority, or prevalence over; with of or over.

Lest Satan should get an advantage of us, (or over us.) 2 Corinthians 2:11.

6. Superiority, or that which gives it; as, the advantage of a good constitution.

7. Interest; increase; overplus.

And with advantage means to pay thy love. obsolete

8. Additional circumstance to give preponderation.

ADV'ANTAGE, verb transitive

1. To benefit; as to yield profit or gain.

What is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away? Luke 9:25.

2. To promote; to advance the interest of.


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Advantageable

ADV'ANTAGEABLE, adjective Profitable; convenient; gainful. [Little used.]


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Advantaged

ADV'ANTAGED, participle passive Benefitted; promoted.


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Advantage-ground

ADV'ANTAGE-GROUND, noun Ground that gives advantage or superiority; a state that gives superior advantages for annoyance or resistance.


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Advantageous

ADVANTA'GEOUS, adjective Being of advantage; furnishing convenience, or opportunity to gain benefit; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position of the troops; trade is advantageous to a nation.


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Advantageously

ADVANTA'GEOUSLY, adverb In an advantageous manner; profitably; usefully; conveniently.


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Advantageousness

ADVANTA'GEOUSNESS, noun The quality or state of being advantageous; profitableness; usefulness; convenience.