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Noun
A thing achieved, especially a skill or educational achievement
Noun
The act or state of obtaining
Noun
The act of procuring
Noun
A mass or quantity that has piled up or that has been gathered over a period of time
Noun
The action of receiving something or the fact of its being received
Adjective
Earning
Adjective
Auspicious or favourable
Verb
Present participle for to receive as return for effort
“You can gain valuable knowledge and experience through networking with others.”
Verb
Present participle for to benefit from
“Many shrewd individuals may actually gain from this natural disaster.”
Verb
Present participle for to become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
“My muscles would gain in size and strength once I started going to the gym.”
Verb
Present participle for to acquire more of something
“It is normal and healthy to gain weight gradually over the course of a pregnancy.”
Verb
Present participle for to catch up on
“In soccer, our talented and driven team continues to gain on the rest of the world.”
Verb
Present participle for to earn or get paid
“I will gain quite a substantial salary in my new role.”
Verb
Present participle for to make it to
“We would finally gain the summit after an arduous climb.”
Verb
Present participle for to acquire the support of
“The opposition party was able to gain a large number of supporters through their rallies.”
Verb
Present participle for 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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