Gain: P. and V. κέρδος, τό, λῆμμα, τό.
Benefit: P. and V. ὠφέλεια, ἡ, ὄφελος, τό, ὄνησις, ἡ, Ar. and V. ὠφέλημα, τό, V. ὠφέλησις, ἡ.
Superiority: P. πλεονεξία, ἡ, πλεονέκτημα, τό.
To the advantage of, in favour of: P. and V. πρός (gen.).
Have the advantage, v.: P. περιεῖναι, πλέον ἔχειν.
Get the advantage of, v.: P. πλεονεκτεῖν (gen.), πλέον φέρεσθαι (gen.), πλέον ἔχειν (gen.).
Take advantage of, v.: P. and V. πολαύειν (gen.).
Use: P. and V. χρῆσθαι (dat.).
Derive advantage, v.: P. and V. κερδαίνειν ὀννασθαι.
Have the advantage (benefit) of, v.: see {{U}}Benefit.
Fight at an advantage: P. ἐκ περιόντος ἀγωνίζεσθαι (Τhuc. 8, 46).
It is a great advantage for him to be sole master of the whole position: τὸ εἶναι ἐκεῖνον ἕνα ὅντα κύριον ... πολλῷ προέχει (Dem. 10).
Tyrants have no such advantages: P. τοῖς δὲ τυράννοις οὐδὲν ὑπάρχει τοιοῦτον (Isoc. 15, C).
The borrower has the advantage of us in everything: P. ὁ δανειζόμενος ἐν παντὶ προέχει ἡμῶν (Dem. 1283).
We have many natural advantages in war: P. πρὸς πόλεμον πολλὰ φύσει πλεονεκτήματα ἡμῖν ὑπάρχει (Dem. 124).
What advantage is there? V. τί δʼ ἔστι τὸ πλέον; (Eur., Phoen. 553).
What advantage will it be to the dead? P. τί ἔσται πλέον τῷ γε ἀποθανόντι; (Antiphon, 140.)
v. trans.
See {{U}}Benefit.

Woodhouse English-Greek dictionary. A vocabulary of the Attic language. 2014.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • advantage — ad‧van‧tage [ədˈvɑːntɪdʒ ǁ ədˈvæn ] noun [countable, uncountable] something that helps you to be better or more successful than others: • America s lead in aerospace is one of its most important competitive advantages. • Government subsidies give …   Financial and business terms

  • Advantage — Ad*van tage (?; 61, 48), n. [OE. avantage, avauntage, F. avantage, fr. avant before. See {Advance}, and cf. {Vantage}.] 1. Any condition, circumstance, opportunity, or means, particularly favorable to success, or to any desired end; benefit; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Advantage — may refer to:*A beneficial factor or combination of factors. *In tennis, advantage is when one player wins a point from a deuce and needs one more point to win the game. (See Tennis terminology#A) *In association football (soccer), advantage is a …   Wikipedia

  • advantage — 1 Advantage, handicap, allowance, odds, edge denote a factor or set of factors in a competition or rivalry giving one person or side a position of superiority over the other. Advantage is the general term, and implies superiority of any kind {the …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • advantage — [ad vant′ij, ədvant′ij] n. [ME avantage, avauntage < OFr avantage < avant, before < L ab + ante: see ADVANCE] 1. a more favorable position; superiority: often with of or over 2. a favorable or beneficial circumstance, event, etc. 3. gain …   English World dictionary

  • Advantage 2 U — (Пуне,Индия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Flat 504, Tower 13, Blue Ridge Co.Op. Hsg. Soc …   Каталог отелей

  • Advantage — Ad*van tage, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Advantaged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Advantaging}.] [F. avantager, fr. avantage. See {Advance}.] To give an advantage to; to further; to promote; to benefit; to profit. [1913 Webster] The truth is, the archbishop s own… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • advantage — (n.) early 14c., avantage, position of being in advance of another, from O.Fr. avantage advantage, profit, superiority, from avant before, probably via an unrecorded L.L. *abantaticum, from L. abante (see ADVANCE (Cf. advance)). The d is a 16c.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • advantage — ► NOUN 1) a condition or circumstance that puts one in a favourable position. 2) Tennis a score marking a point interim between deuce and winning the game. ► VERB ▪ be of benefit to. ● take advantage of Cf. ↑take advantage of …   English terms dictionary

  • advantage — I noun accommodation, aid, approval, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, behoof, benefit, choice, convenience, dominance, easement, edge, eminence, expedience, favor, favorable opportunity, favoring circumstance, gain, good, head… …   Law dictionary

  • advantage — [n] benefit, favored position or circumstance aid, ascendancy, asset, assistance, authority, avail, blessing, boon, break, choice, comfort, convenience, dominance, edge, eminence, expediency, favor, gain, good, gratification, help, hold,… …   New thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.