What does the word advantageous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


Usage examples for advantageous

  1. In all families, whatever the habits of the master and mistress, servants will find it advantageous to rise early; their daily work will thus come easy to them. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  2. It were certainly therefore, more advantageous to the public that they worked hard here, than either forced upon the planters abroad, or left in a capacity to return to their villainies at home, where the punishment being capital, serves only to make them less merciful and more resolute. – Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward
  3. They will be needed, I fear, and a short and vigorous campaign round Washington will be advantageous in the highest degree. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell