Synonyms of advantage in English:

advantage


See definition of advantage

noun

1‘the advantages of belonging to a union’

SYNONYMS
benefit, value, reward, merit, good point, strong point, asset, plus, bonus, boon, blessing, virtue, privilege, perk, fringe benefit, additional benefit, added extra
attraction, desirability, beauty, usefulness, helpfulness, convenience, advantageousness, expedience, expediency, profit, profitability, advisability
formal perquisite
ANTONYMS

disadvantage, drawback, handicap

2‘they appeared to be gaining the advantage over their opponents’

SYNONYMS
upper hand, edge, lead, head, whip hand, trump card
superiority, dominance, ascendancy, supremacy, primacy, precedence, power, mastery, control, sway, authority
North American informal the catbird seat
Australian, New Zealand informal the box seat

3‘they exploit natural resources to their own advantage’

SYNONYMS
benefit, profit, gain, good, interest, welfare, well-being, enjoyment, satisfaction, comfort, ease, convenience
help, aid, assistance, use, utility, service, purpose, effect, object, reason, worth
informal mileage, percentage
ANTONYMS

detriment


Phrases

    take advantage of

    1‘you are trying to take advantage of my staff and my friends’


    SYNONYMS

    exploit, abuse, impose on, prey on, play on, misuse, ill-treat, bleed, suck dry, squeeze, wring, enslave, treat unfairly, withhold rights from

    manipulate, cheat, swindle, fleece, victimize, live off the backs of

    informal

    walk over, walk all over, take for a ride, put one over on, cash in on, rip off

    2‘we encourage farmers to take advantage of this free service’


    SYNONYMS

    make use of, utilize, put to use, use, use to good advantage, put to good use, turn to good use, make the most of, capitalize on, benefit from, turn to account, draw on

    profit by, profit from, make capital out of

    informal

    cash in on, milk