advantage (n.) Old form(s): aduantage
interest, bonus, addition
1H4 II.ii.532[Prince Hal to Peto] The money shall be paid back again with advantage
AW I.iii.98[Countess to Steward, of Helena] she herself, without other advantage, may lawfully make title to as much love as she finds
KJ III.iii.22[King John to Hubert, of himself] There is a soul counts thee her creditor, / And with advantage means to pay thy love
MV I.iii.67.1[Shylock to Antonio] Methoughts you said you neither lend nor borrow / Upon advantage
TG II.iv.66[Valentine to Duke] hath Sir Proteus ... / Made use and fair advantage of his days [i.e. he has employed his time to good use]
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