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Other Vantage Definition

[n] the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "he experience gave him the advantage over me"
[n] place or situation affording some advantage (especially a comprehensive view or commanding perspective)

Synonyms

advantage

Antonyms

disadvantage

Misc. Definitions

\Van"tage\ (v[.a]n"t[asl]j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE. avantage, fr. F. avantage. See {Advantage}.]
1. superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage. [R.] O happy vantage of a kneeling knee! --Shak.
2. (Lawn Tennis) The first point after deuce. Note: When the server wins this point, it is called vantage in; when the receiver, or striker out, wins, it is called vantage out. {To have at vantage}, to have the advantage of; to be in a more favorable condition than. ``He had them at vantage, being tired and harassed with a long march.'' --Bacon. {Vantage ground}, superiority of state or place; the place or condition which gives one an advantage over another. ``The vantage ground of truth. --Bacon. It is these things that give him his actual standing, and it is from this vantage ground that he looks around him. --I. Taylor.
\Van"tage\, v. t. To profit; to aid. [Obs.] --Spenser.

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