Definition of Advantageous

1. Adjective. Giving an advantage. "Socially advantageous to entertain often"




2. Adjective. Appropriate for achieving a particular end; implies a lack of concern for fairness.
Similar to: Expedient

Definition of Advantageous

1. a. Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position; trade is advantageous to a nation.

Definition of Advantageous

1. Adjective. Being of advantage; conferring advantage; gainful; profitable; useful; beneficial; as, an advantageous position. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Advantageous

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Advantageous

advancedness
advancement
advancement flap
advancemente
advancementes
advancements
advancer
advancers
advances
advancing
advancingly
advancive
advantage
advantageable
advantaged
advantageous (current term)
advantageously
advantageousness
advantages
advantaging
advaunc'd
advaunce
advaunced
advauncement
advauncemente
advauncer
advaunces
advauncing
advauntage
advauntages

Literary usage of Advantageous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1885)
"It is remarkable that Laplace in his general account of the a posteriori, or proper inverse method seems to have confined himself to the * most advantageous ..."

2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1891)
"... to the deputation, it is probable that the business of cast-steel making would have been lost to Sheffield, for at that time Huntsman had advantageous ..."

3. The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1883)
"... in consequence of which I am left on shore—Make a very advantageous trading voyage, in company with an English merchant, and purchase a vessel which, ..."

4. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"... and their private property shall be protected, and the commerce of the colony shall be placed upon a more advantageous footing than during the last war. ..."

5. Recollections of a Service of Three Years During the War-of-extermination in by Simón Bolívar (1828)
"Author's Mode of proceeding to his Destination—Voyage on the River Magdalena—Alligators —advantageous Stations for British Capitalists—Canals—Profitable ..."

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