Synonyms for advantaging

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

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Définition of advantaging

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 avail : verb be of use; use
  • As in serve : verb suffice; do the work of
  • As in benefit : verb help, enhance
Example sentences :
  • Are you not the fools to be advantaging yourselves of comforts you might be sure no fairy left for Campbells in Dalness?
  • Extract from : « John Splendid » by Neil Munro
  • But, surprisingly enough, she proved of two minds about advantaging herself of the opportunity.
  • Extract from : « Nobody » by Louis Joseph Vance

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