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Advantage, vb. 1) to yield profit, to benefit: “our own doth little a.” Tp. I, 1, 34. With an accus: “what may a heavy groan a. thee?” Ven. 950. Gent. III, 2, 42. Meas. III, 1, 265. Tw. IV, 2, 119. H5 IV, 1, 301. Tit. V, 1, 56. Caes. III, 1, 242.
2) to increase by interest: “--ing their love with interest of ten times double gain of happiness,” R3 IV, 4, 323 (M. Edd. --ing their loan).
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