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An advantage; benefit; profit.
(UK dialectal, Scotland) The first place; lead; precedence; preference.
(UK dialectal, Scotland) Progress; advancement.
(UK dialectal, Scotland) To store; lay past; keep in reserve; hoard.
From earlier fordele, from Middle English foredel, foredele, equivalent to fore- + deal. Compare Dutch voordeel, Low German fortel, German Vorteil (“advantage”), Danish fordel, Swedish fördel. More at fore-, deal.
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