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Meaning: GAIN

1(n)a quantity that is added
Type: 'noun.quantity'
Usage: 'there was an addition to property taxes this year'
Usage: 'they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks'
Synonym: addition, increase,
2(n)the advantageous quality of being beneficial
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Synonym: profit,
3(n)the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
Type: 'noun.attribute'
Synonym: amplification,
4(n)the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
Type: 'noun.possession'
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'derive pleasure from one's garden'
Synonym: derive,
2(v)win something through one's efforts
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese'
Usage: 'Gain an understanding of international finance'
Synonym: acquire, win,
3(v)derive a benefit from
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'She profited from his vast experience'
Synonym: benefit, profit,
4(v)reach a destination, either real or abstract
Type: 'verb.motion'
Usage: 'We hit Detroit by noon'
Usage: 'The water reached the doorstep'
Usage: 'We barely made it to the finish line'
Usage: 'I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts'
Synonym: arrive at, attain, hit, make, reach,
5(v)obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Type: 'verb.competition'
Usage: 'The home team was gaining ground'
Usage: 'After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference'
Synonym: advance, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win,
6(v)rise in rate or price
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'The stock market gained 24 points today'
Synonym: advance,
7(v)increase or develop
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'the peace movement gained momentum'
Usage: 'the car gathers speed'
Synonym: gather,
8(v)earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
Type: 'verb.possession'
Usage: 'How much do you make a month in your new job?'
Usage: 'She earns a lot in her new job'
Usage: 'this merger brought in lots of money'
Usage: 'He clears $5,000 each month'
Synonym: bring in, clear, earn, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in,
9(v)increase (one's body weight)
Type: 'verb.body'
Usage: 'She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising'
Synonym: put on,

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