Baretti: A dictionary of the English and Italian languages
Vantaggiáre, v. a.
1. to surpass, excel, exceed, have the advantage over. — gli altri, to surpass others. — uno, (comm. t.) to favour a person in trading; 2. to save, spare; v. n. & r.to gain, acquire proflt, profit by, derive advantage from.
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vantaggiare: to aduantage, to giue oddes. Also to saue or spare.