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gain

noun accomplishment, accretion, accrual, achievement, advancement, amplification, appreciation, attainment, augmentation benefit, betterment, enlargement, expansion, growth, heightening, improvement, increase, increment, master, obtainment, procurement, profit, success, upturn, winning
Associated concepts: gain derived from capital, gain derived from profits, net gain

gain

verb accept, accomplish, achieve, acquire, adopt, advance, assume, attain, avail, bag, be better for, be improved by, benefit, capere, capture, cash in on, clear, collect, come by, come into, consequi, derive, draw, earn, extract, flourish, gather, get, get possession of, glean, grasp, harvest, improve, learn, lucrari, make, make a profit, make capital, make money, master, move forward, net, obtain, pick up, procure, profit, prosper, realize, reap, reap profits, reap rewards, reap the benefit of, receive, secure, succeed, take, thrive, turn to account, win, yield returns
Associated concepts: accrued gain, activity for gain, annual gain, business gain, capital gains, economic gain, gainful employment, long term capital gain, net gain, pecuniary gain, private gain, short term capital gain
Foreign phrases: Nemo debet aliena jactura locupletari.No one ought to gain by another's loss.
See also: accession, accretion, accrue, accumulate, acquire, acquisition, advancement, advantage, appreciation, attain, augmentation, bear, benefit, betterment, boom, carry, collect, development, dividend, earn, edification, enlarge, enlargement, expand, gather, headway, improvement, increase, increment, inherit, interest, inure, obtain, output, perquisite, possess, prize, proceeds, procure, profit, progress, prosperity, purchase, reach, realize, reap, receipt, receive, recruit, revenue, secure, shelter, succeed, yield

GAIN. The word is used as synonymous with profits. (q. v.) See Fruit.

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