Definition of vantage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvan(t)ij/
(usually vantage point)


A place or position affording a good view of something: from my vantage point I could see into the front garden figurative the past is continuously reinterpreted from the vantage point of the present
More example sentences
  • I thought I'd get out and view some more of the capital from the best vantage point of all, the top deck of a London bus.
  • The fireworks looked excellent from our vantage point in the Castle Terrace car park.
  • From the isolated vantage point of his room he uses an old pair of opera glasses to spy on a young woman across the street.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, shortening of Old French avantage 'advantage'.

Words that rhyme with vantage


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Syllabification: van·tage

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