Synonyms of 'head start'
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An advantage is something that puts you in a better position than other people.
A good crowd will be a definite advantage to the team.
Thesaurus for head start from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you have a head start on other people, you have an advantage over them in something such as a competition or race .