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Van"tage (v&adot_;n"t&auptack_;j; 48), n. [Aphetic form of OE. avantage, fr. F. avantage. See Advantage.] 1. Superior or more favorable situation or opportunity; gain; profit; advantage. [R.]
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O happy vantage of a kneeling knee! Shak.
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2. A position offering a superior view of a scene or situation; -- used literally and figuratively; as, from the vantage of hindsight; also called vantage point.

3. (Tennis) The first point scored after deuce; advantage{5}. [Brit.]
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&hand_; When the server wins this point, it is called vantage in; when the receiver, or striker out, wins, it is called vantage out.
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To have at vantage, to have the advantage of; to be in a more favorable condition than.He had them at vantage, being tired and harassed with a long march.” Bacon. -- Vantage ground, superiority of state or place; the place or condition which gives one an advantage over another.The vantage ground of truth. Bacon.
[1913 Webster]It is these things that give him his actual standing, and it is from this vantage ground that he looks around him. I. Taylor.

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Van"tage, v. t. To profit; to aid. [Obs.] Spenser.
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