• noun: something (such as a good position or condition) that helps to make someone or something better or more likely to succeed than others
  • noun: superiority of position or condition
  • verb: to give an advantage to
  • used to announce the person who has won the point
  • synonyms: benefit, beneficial, advantageous


  • Is there a way to 'turn this situation to our advantage'? [=is there a way to exploit this situation?; is there a way to take advantage of this situation?]

  • The union should be 'at an advantage' [=should have an advantage] in the negotiations.

  • She used her position for personal 'advantage'. [=for personal gain; to help herself]

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) (chuckles) I'm the world's foremost forensic anthropologist and Christina's my daughter. It would be foolish of her not to take advantage of that level of access. DUFFY: I do, but that's all you're getting, because like I said (..)
    2016 TvShow: Bones Title: The Movie in the Making Season: 11 Episode 18
  • (..) But we still have to deal with the Meg. We know it's attracted to electricity. Let's use it to our advantage. I could string together a series of high-voltage batteries. That'll be enough to bring him to us. - And how do we kill it? (..)
    2002 Shark Attack 3: Megalodon
  • (..) Just months and I might be the last non-cannibal freak in the country. I may seem like an unlikely survivor with all my phobias and irritable bowel syndrom. but I had the advantage of never having any friends or close family. I survived because I played it safe and follow the rules... (..)
    2009 Zombieland