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Noun
An increase in size or amount
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“Weight gain will usually result from overeating.”
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An increase in wealth or resources
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“His life was consumed by a ruthless pursuit of personal gain.”
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An improvement or advantage
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“I made a significant gain in my ability to speak French after spending several months living in Paris.”
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A condition or circumstance that puts one in a favorable or superior position
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The benefit, importance or (useful) effect of something
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A beneficial thing for which one is grateful
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The reason for which something or someone is used or suited for
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Appropriateness or suitability
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Something striven for
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Mammon or ambition
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Something achieved with effort, skill, or courage
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(business) Financial profitability
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Victory gained through combat
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The amount of something produced by a person, machine, or industry
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A reversal of an undesirable situation to a normal or preferable state
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A great victory or achievement
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Bribery and other corrupt practices used to secure illicit advantages or gains in politics or business
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To earn through work or effort
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“You can gain valuable knowledge and experience through networking with others.”
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To benefit from
“Many shrewd individuals may actually gain from this natural disaster.”
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To develop, increase or grow rapidly
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“My muscles would gain in size and strength once I started going to the gym.”
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To acquire more of something
“It is normal and healthy to gain weight gradually over the course of a pregnancy.”
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To catch up on
“In soccer, our talented and driven team continues to gain on the rest of the world.”
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To earn or get paid
“I will gain quite a substantial salary in my new role.”
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To make it to
“We would finally gain the summit after an arduous climb.”
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To acquire the support of
“The opposition party was able to gain a large number of supporters through their rallies.”
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To become healthy again after illness or sickness
“Alex is steadily gaining after his recent bout with migraine and should be back on his feet again soon.”
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To acquire new information or skill
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To come into awareness of
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To derive benefit from
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To discover through studying or searching
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To loot, plunder or invade by force
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Take for temporary use
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To win or earn a large amount of money
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To get or hold the attention of
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To come or go near, or nearer to, in place or time
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Assume responsibility for
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Countermove
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Prove more powerful or superior
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Get back, get back to
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To dispel someone's doubts
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To hire (somebody) for work or a job
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