providing an ; furnishing convenience or opportunity; favorable; profitable; useful; beneficial:
an advantageous position; an advantageous treaty.
Historical Examples

They may be advantageously combined with some simple aromatic, as ginger, cinnamon, or peppermint.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley

The dews are very plentiful, advantageously supplying the place of rain.
The History of Louisiana Le Page Du Pratz

The queens taken from such hives may be advantageously used in forming artificial colonies.
Langstroth on the Hive and the Honey-Bee L. L. Langstroth

And when men act rightly and advantageously they seem to you to be temperate?
Protagoras Plato

And he had had opportunities of advantageously investing his savings.
The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories Arnold Bennett

Why, when the battle was progressing so advantageously for our side, did they not go on?
The Citizen-Soldier John Beatty

The French composer well knows the worth of his mad music, and he has taken pains to present it most advantageously.
Stars of the Opera Mabel Wagnalls

In most of these cases iron may be advantageously added to the bath.
The Electric Bath George M. Schweig

He had been advantageously mentioned to the prince, and his royal highness was desirous to see him perform.
The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 6, June 1810 Various

He understood thoroughly what the human body could do, and what it might do advantageously.
Ernest Bracebridge William H. G. Kingston

producing advantage

1590s, formed in English from advantage, or else from French avantageux (15c.), from avantage (see advantage). Related: Advantageously; advantageousness.


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