Advantaging
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 stiffness and averseness to comply with the court designs, advantaged his adversaries against him. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

What is a man advantaged, if he gain the whole world, and lose himself, or be cast away? --Luke ix. 25. [1913 Webster]

{To advantage one's self of}, to avail one's self of. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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