Vantage

Definition of Vantage

Van´tage   Pronunciation: vån´tãj; 48
n.1.Superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage.
O happy vantage of a kneeling knee!
- Shak.
2.A position offering a superior view of a scene or situation; - used literally and figuratively; as, from the vantage of hindsight; also called vantage point.
3.(Tennis) The first point scored after deuce; advantage{5}.
To have at vantage
to have the advantage of; to be in a more favorable condition than.
Vantage ground
superiority of state or place; the place or condition which gives one an advantage over another.
- 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.
v. t.1.To profit; to aid.

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