Synonyms for advantages

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ad-van-tij, -vahn-
Phonetic Transcription : ædˈvæn tɪdʒ, -ˈvɑn-

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Définition of advantages

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.
  • noun benefit, favored position or circumstance
Example sentences :
  • From these I shall endeavor to derive all the advantages which they may afford.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Too well knowing his advantages: yet those not what she had conceived them to be!
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • We have its advantages, but there are advantages to which we have not yet attained.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • What are the advantages of: (a) the long process of bread making?
  • Extract from : « Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 1 » by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
  • It got us into a great many difficulties, some of which were ridiculous, but it had its advantages.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • I was not insensible to the advantages of his proposal, and gladly assured him of my acceptance.
  • Extract from : « Tanglewood Tales » by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • No other man, let his merits be what they may, could have these advantages in my opinion.
  • Extract from : « Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) » by Maria Edgeworth
  • This is a sort of economy having all the appearances and some of the advantages of prudence.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Now here's one of the advantages, or disadvantages, of knowing a disappointed man.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • As soon as he had exhausted the advantages of that solitude, he abandoned it.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various

Antonyms for advantages

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