Definitions for: Vantage

[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)

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: advantage

Antonyms: disadvantage

See Also: advantageousness, asset, expedience, expediency, favor, favorable position, favorableness, favour, favourable position, favourableness, gain, good, handicap, head start, homecourt advantage, lead, leverage, place, plus, position, preference, privilege, profit, pull, start, superiority, tax advantage, vantage point, viewpoint

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