One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Involving or creating favourable circumstances that increase the chances of success or effectiveness; beneficial.‘the scheme is advantageous to your company’‘we are in an advantageous position’
superior, dominant, powerful, important, commanding, excellent, good, fine, fortunate, lucky, privileged, favourable, preferable, preferred, favoured, more desirable, most desirablebeneficial, of benefit, helpful, of assistance, useful, of use, valuable, of value, of service, profitable, fruitful, rewarding, gainful, lucrativeView synonyms
- ‘This proved advantageous for learning French, as few spoke fluent English there.’
- ‘Even if you are in a position to dip into your savings for the odd £15,000, it may not be all that advantageous to do so.’
- ‘With so many mortgage deals around expert help at finding the right product to suit your needs can be highly advantageous.’
- ‘This allocation would be made in a way that was most advantageous to shareholders, Mr Goodyear said.’
- ‘Our schemes are very competitive and advantageous for the value we offer.’
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