Synonyms for advantaged

Grammar : Adj, verb
Spell : ad-van-tijd, -vahn-
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvæn tɪdʒd, -ˈvɑn-

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Définition of advantaged

Origin :
  • early 14c., avantage, "position of being in advance of another," from Old French avantage "advantage, profit, superiority," from avant "before," probably via an unrecorded Late Latin *abantaticum, from Latin abante (see advance).
  • The -d- is a 16c. intrusion on the analogy of Latin ad- words. Meaning "a favoring circumstance" (the opposite of disadvantage) is from late 15c. Tennis score sense is from 1640s, first recorded in writings of John Milton, of all people. Phrase to take advantage of is first attested late 14c.
  • As in privileged : adj favored, elite
  • As in favored : adj popular
  • As in avail : verb be of use; use
  • As in serve : verb suffice; do the work of
  • As in benefit : verb help, enhance
Example sentences :
  • I see you have advantaged by practice with Vol au Vent, said the Marquis.
  • Extract from : « Nasby in Exile » by David R. Locke
  • Let us next see how the Allies were advantaged and disadvantaged by their position.
  • Extract from : « A General Sketch of the European War » by Hilaire Belloc
  • Doubtless they served to blind him and this advantaged McGee who, unseen in the darkness, kept his Vickers going.
  • Extract from : « Aces Up » by Covington Clarke
  • Because the truth would have prejudiced him whom I was serving; now falsehood has advantaged him.
  • Extract from : « The Captiva and The Mostellaria » by Plautus
  • In moral application a virtue is a quality in mankind whereby we are most advantaged.
  • Extract from : « Concerning Children » by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • I have been advantaged thereby before now, and did not know but by speaking no truth, I might have reaped the same benefit now.
  • Extract from : « The Holy War made by Shaddai upon Diabolus » by John Bunyan
  • By thine aid is he advantaged, and made strong by thy valour and prowess: Bitterest was that Battle in which thou didst engage.
  • Extract from : « Chronicles of London Bridge » by Richard Thompson

Antonyms for advantaged

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