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Advantages and benefits - thesaurus

Synonyms

advantage

noun

a good feature or quality that something has

benefit

noun

an advantage you get from a situation

good

noun

advantage, or benefit

incentive

noun

something that makes you want to do something or to work harder, because you know that you will benefit by doing this

merit

noun

an advantage or good quality that someone or something has

privilege

noun

a special benefit that is available only to a particular person or group

virtue

noun

an advantage or a good feature that something has that makes it better than something else

asset

noun

a major benefit

edge

noun

an advantage that makes someone or something more successful than other people or things

trump card

noun

an advantage you have that an opponent does not have that makes it possible for you to win or to succeed, for example in sports or business

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advantage

noun

something that makes one person or thing more likely to succeed than others

advantage

noun

benefit to yourself

aid

noun

something that makes it easier to do something

an ace up your sleeve

a secret or hidden advantage that you can use when you need it

a shot in the arm

something that quickly makes a bad situation much better

bargaining position

noun

someone’s ability to get what they want when they are making a deal with someone else, based on the situation they are in

the beauty of something

the advantage or good quality that something has

bells and whistles

noun

the additional features that make something attractive to use or look at

beneficiary

noun

formal someone who gets an advantage from a situation

bonus

noun

something good that you get in addition to what you expect

boon

noun

something useful that brings great benefits or makes your life easier

boost

noun

something that helps you to feel more positive or more confident

booster

noun

something that makes you feel more confident, more healthy etc

bounty

noun

literary the good things that something provides

bridgehead

noun

a strong position from which progress can be made, for example in business

cachet

noun

a special quality that makes people admire someone or something, or makes people want to have something

card

noun

something that gives you an advantage in doing something

charms

noun

pleasant or attractive qualities or features

the cherry on the cake

the final thing that makes something perfect

comfort

noun

someone or something that makes you feel better when you are sad or worried

comfort

noun

used for making yourself feel better when you are sad or worried

comforter

noun

someone or something that comforts you

the common good

the benefit of everyone

consolation

noun

something that makes you feel less unhappy or disappointed

cutting edge

noun

a feature that gives someone or something an advantage

distinction

noun

formal the excellent qualities, skills, or features that someone or something has

enchantment

noun

literary a feature of someone or something that interests and attracts you

enticement

noun

an advantage or reward that persuades you to do something

fillip

noun

something that improves a situation or that encourages someone

for the sake of

for the benefit or good of someone or something

fringe benefit

noun

any extra thing that you get unexpectedly

gain

noun

a benefit, or an advantage

gift

noun

informal something that you get easily that gives you an advantage

glory

noun

a good quality that makes you admire someone or something

golden goose

noun

informal something that will continue to make someone very rich or successful for a long time

good

noun

the pleasant part or aspects of something

grist to the mill

something that can be used for achieving an aim

hand

noun

informal the advantages you have that give you a chance to be successful in a particular situation

head start

noun

an advantage over other people in the same situation as you, especially in a competition

healer

noun

something that heals you

help

noun

a person or thing that helps

inside track

noun

a position of advantage over other people competing with you, especially for a job

interest

noun

an advantage or benefit to someone or something

interest

noun

a connection with something that influences your attitude or behaviour because you can gain an advantage from it

jackpot

noun

a large unexpected success or reward

merit

noun

the good qualities of someone or something that make you admire them or think they are important or valuable

mileage

noun

informal an advantage or opportunity that you get from something

on the credit side

used before you mention a good or positive aspect of a situation

on your side

if age, experience etc is on your side, you have a particular advantage that will make it easier for you to succeed

ornament

noun

Americanformal someone whose beauty, intelligence, or other impressive qualities improve the situation or group that they belong to

payoff

noun

the benefit that you get from doing something

perk

noun

a benefit or advantage that you get from a situation

pickings

noun

informal money or things that are available to be taken

plus

noun

an advantage

plus

adjective

used for describing an advantage or positive quality that something has

positive

noun

a good aspect of something

privilege

noun

something nice that you feel lucky to have

privilege

noun

something that only a particular type of person is allowed to do

profit

noun

formal the advantage that you get from a situation

reassurance

noun

the act of making someone feel less worried about something

restorative

noun

formal something that makes you feel strong, healthy, full of energy, or happy again

reward

noun

something good that happens or that you receive because of something that you have done

secret weapon

noun

someone or something that gives you a special advantage over your opponents, especially in business or politics

seduction

noun

a feature that makes something seem very attractive

service

noun

the use and benefit that an object provides you with

showpiece

noun

the most impressive feature of something or the most impressive thing of its type

side benefit

noun

something good that happens in addition to a main benefit or purpose

something for nothing

if someone gets something for nothing, they get what they want without any payment, work, or effort

spoils

noun

literary the benefits that someone gets when they win something, for example a war

springboard

noun

something that helps you to become successful

the upper hand

control or an advantage over a person or situation

upside

noun

the positive aspect of a bad situation

virtue

noun

a quality that is useful in a particular activity

what a mercy

used for saying that it is lucky that a situation is not as bad as it could have been

the whip hand

someone who has the whip hand is in a good position because they can make other people do what they want

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to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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