vantage-ground

  • 1 Vantage ground — Vantage Van tage (v[.a]n t[asl]j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE. avantage, fr. F. avantage. See {Advantage}.] [1913 Webster] 1. superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage. [R.] [1913 Webster] O happy vantage of a… …

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  • 2 vantage ground — a position or place that gives one an advantage, as for action, view, or defense. [1605 15] * * * vantage ground or vantage point noun A favourable or commanding position • • • Main Entry: ↑vantage * * * vantage ground, = vantage point. (Cf.… …

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  • 3 vantage ground — a position or place that gives one an advantage, as for action, view, or defense. [1605 15] * * * …

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  • 4 vantage ground — beneficial stance …

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  • 5 vantage ground — /ˈvæntɪdʒ graʊnd/ (say vantij grownd) noun a position which gives one an advantage, as for action or defence; favourable position …

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  • 6 Vantage — Van tage (v[.a]n t[asl]j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE. avantage, fr. F. avantage. See {Advantage}.] [1913 Webster] 1. superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage. [R.] [1913 Webster] O happy vantage of a kneeling… …

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  • 7 vantage — (n.) c.1300, advantage, profit, from Anglo Fr. vantage, from O.Fr. avantage (see ADVANTAGE (Cf. advantage)). Vantage point attested from 1865; a similar notion was in earlier vantage ground (1610s) …

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  • 8 Vantage point — A point giving advantage; vantage ground. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 9 vantage — Synonyms and related words: advantage, allowance, ambit, angle, angle of vision, bailiwick, bulge, coign of vantage, constituency, deadwood, draw, drop, edge, flying start, footing, handicap, head start, inside track, jump, mental outlook, odds,… …

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  • 10 vantage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. advantage; rise, vantage ground or point. See superiority, height. II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. advantage, *leg up, leverage, superiority, high ground, edge, *inside track, *jump. III (Roget s… …

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  • 11 Vantage Point (film) — Infobox Film name = Vantage Point image size = caption = Promotional film poster director = Pete Travis producer = Tania Landau Ricardo del Río writer = Barry Levy starring = Dennis Quaid Matthew Fox Forest Whitaker with Sigourney Weaver and… …

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  • 12 vantage — n. 1 (also vantage point or ground) a place affording a good view or prospect. 2 Tennis = ADVANTAGE. 3 archaic an advantage or gain. Etymology: ME f. AF f. OF avantage ADVANTAGE …

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  • 13 vantage point — n 1. viewpoint, standpoint, position, outlook, angle, perspective, way of seeing things; perch, aerie, spot, position; lookout, clear view, Inf. ringside seat, Inf. catbird seat. 2. height, eminence, upland, highland, high ground, elevation, hill …

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  • 14 To have at vantage — Vantage Van tage (v[.a]n t[asl]j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE. avantage, fr. F. avantage. See {Advantage}.] [1913 Webster] 1. superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage. [R.] [1913 Webster] O happy vantage of a… …

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  • 15 Advantage ground — 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;… …

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  • 16 Antelope Ground — Entrance to the Antelope Ground Full name Antelope Ground Former names Day s Ground Location …

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  • 17 stamping ground — Synonyms and related words: ambit, bailiwick, baths, casino, club, clubhouse, constituency, footing, gambling house, gathering place, hangout, haunt, health resort, home, locality, meeting place, orbit, purlieu, rallying point, range, rendezvous …

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  • 18 drop — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abate, abdicate, abeyance, abjure, ablate, acknowledge defeat, act drop, advantage, asbestos, asbestos board, ascend, ax, backdrop, backslide, balm, balsam, bank, bate, batten, be bereaved of, be confined, be… …

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  • 19 head start — Synonyms and related words: advantage, allowance, anticipation, beginnings, bulge, coign of vantage, deadwood, draw, drop, earliness, early hour, early stage, edge, first crack, first stage, flying start, foresight, ground floor, handicap, inside …

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  • 20 odds — Synonyms and related words: advantage, agreement to disagree, allowance, aptitude, asymmetry, at daggers drawn, at loggerheads, at odds, at variance, bulge, chance, chances, clashing, coign of vantage, conflicting, contrariety, contrast, cross… …

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