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 for vantage
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vantage \Van"tage\, v. t.
     To profit; to aid. [Obs.] --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vantage \Van"tage\ (v[.a]n"t[asl]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].
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     Note: 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.
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              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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: place or situation affording some advantage (especially a
           comprehensive view or commanding perspective)
      2: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position;
         "the experience gave him the advantage over me" [syn:
         advantage, vantage] [ant: disadvantage]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "vantage":
     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, orbit, outlook, point of view, running start,
     something extra, something in reserve, sphere of influence,
     stamping ground, standpoint, start, territory, turf, upper hand,
     vantage ground, vantage point, viewpoint, whip hand

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Vantage, WA -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Washington
     Population (2000):    70
     Housing Units (2000): 39
     Land area (2000):     0.318660 sq. miles (0.825326 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.318660 sq. miles (0.825326 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            74200
     Located within:       Washington (WA), FIPS 53
     Location:             46.946710 N, 119.991758 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Vantage, WA

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