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gain

  

      vb  
1    achieve, acquire, advance, attain, bag, build up, capture, collect, enlist, gather, get, glean, harvest, improve, increase, land, net, obtain, pick up, procure, profit, realize, reap, score     (slang)   secure, win, win over  
2    acquire, bring in, clear, earn, get, make, net, obtain, produce, realize, win, yield  
3      (usually with)       on:  
a    approach, catch up with, close with, get nearer, narrow the gap, overtake  
b    draw or pull away from, get farther away, leave behind, outdistance, recede, widen the gap  
4    arrive at, attain, come to, get to, reach  
5    gain time      delay, procrastinate, stall, temporize, use delaying tactics  
      n  
6    accretion, achievement, acquisition, advance, advancement, advantage, attainment, benefit, dividend, earnings, emolument, growth, headway, improvement, income, increase, increment, lucre, proceeds, produce, profit, progress, return, rise, winnings, yield  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   fail, forfeit, lose, worsen  
      n   damage, forfeiture, injury, loss, privation  
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gains, gamin, grain, gainful

Collaborative Dictionary     English Thesaurus
exp.
expression used to point out that one has to struggle or suffer to achieve his goal
Jason: Damn it! I can't take it anymore. This exercise is killing me! Ray: Yeah but it’ll help you lose weight. Don't you know? No pain, no gain!
n.
a person paid by the state to work in the interests of the nation who considers it to be a ‘right’ to be able abuse his or her authority to ensure personal gain for himself or herself at the expense of the nation…
neologism ... created on some blog
n.
Cyberextortion is online crime threatening to attack a person coupled with demand of illegal gains to stop the attack
[Leg.];[Tech.] online threat to gain illegal gains

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