Synonyms for advantageous

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ad-vuh n-tey-juh s
Phonetic Transcription : ˌæd vənˈteɪ dʒəs

Définition of advantageous

Origin :
  • 1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from French avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see advantage). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness.
  • adj favorable
Example sentences :
  • It will readily be seen how advantageous these proprietary rights must have been to the wife.
  • Extract from : « The Truth About Woman » by C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • How advantageous this business will eventually prove to me, I cannot say.
  • Extract from : « The Age of Invention » by Holland Thompson
  • When it has lain in pickle a few days, it would be advantageous to boil and skim the brine, and pour it on again when cold.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • How then can wisdom be advantageous, when giving no advantage?
  • Extract from : « Charmides » by Plato
  • The Americans had the most advantageous position, but were at times overwhelmed by numbers.
  • Extract from : « Aztec Land » by Maturin M. Ballou
  • But its situation is most charming from its beauty, and most advantageous for trade.
  • Extract from : « Six Letters From the Colonies » by Robert Seaton
  • Their confidence is cheering to me, and will, I trust, be advantageous to themselves.
  • Extract from : « The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido » by Henry Keppel
  • Feeding of calves by hand is also, in various respects, advantageous.
  • Extract from : « Cattle and Their Diseases » by Robert Jennings
  • On the contrary, all such efforts would be advantageous to the state.
  • Extract from : « Socialism » by John Spargo
  • They were on a facet of the hill not quite so advantageous as others.
  • Extract from : « The Long Roll » by Mary Johnston

Antonyms for advantageous

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