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  1. Wages, money earned, income
  2. Gains from investments.
  3. Salary or wages.
The spoils of a win; something that has been won
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  1. The spoils of a win; something that has been won
To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
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  1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
  2. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
  3. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
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  1. An adding of two or more numbers to get a number called the sum
  2. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
  3. (Mathematics) The operation that, for positive integers, consists of increasing by a definite number of increments of 1. The operation is extended to other numbers according to the additive properties of positive integers and other algebraic properties.
Something that accumulates or increases.
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  1. Something that accumulates or increases.
  2. The amount that accrues
  3. The act or process of accumulating; an increase.
(Finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
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  1. (Finance) The action of investors buying an asset from other investors when the price of the asset is low.
  2. The process of growing into a heap or a large amount.
  3. The addition to capital of interest or profits
In property law, the gradual increase in land through natural processes; for example, the creation of land caused by the deposit of sediment on a shoreline of a river or ocean. The new land becomes the property of the owner of the property to which it is attached. See also alluvion, reliction, and avulsion.
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  1. In property law, the gradual increase in land through natural processes; for example, the creation of land caused by the deposit of sediment on a shoreline of a river or ocean. The new land becomes the property of the owner of the property to which it is attached. See also alluvion, reliction, and avulsion.
  2. Growth in size, esp. by addition or accumulation
  3. (Geology) Slow addition to land by deposition of water-borne sediment.
(Linguistics) To add an augment to.
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  1. (Linguistics) To add an augment to.
  2. To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
  3. To become augmented.
To speak or write at length or in detail:
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  1. To speak or write at length or in detail:
  2. To work out or show the full form of (a contraction, mathematical equation, etc.)
  3. To become expanded; spread out, unfold, enlarge, etc.
(Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) To get more astern or parallel with the vessel's course; to draw aft; said of the wind.
  2. To increase the capacity of; to expand; to give free scope or greater scope to; also, to dilate, as with joy, affection, etc.
  3. To become larger; grow or swell.
To move forward or onward:
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  1. To move forward or onward:
  2. To advance toward perfection or to a higher or better state; improve
  3. To move forward; advance.
To render outmoded, irrelevant, invalid, etc.
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  1. To render outmoded, irrelevant, invalid, etc.
  2. To pass a more slowly moving object.
  3. To come upon unexpectedly or suddenly
To work for gain or profit; make money:
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  1. To work for gain or profit; make money:
  2. To go and bring
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
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  1. To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
  2. (Archaic) To arrive at; reach or achieve
  3. To get possession of, esp. by some effort; procure
To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
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  1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
  2. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
  3. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
To gain as an objective; achieve:
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  1. To gain as an objective; achieve:
  2. To succeed in reaching or coming (to a goal)
  3. To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
To be sold for, or bring as profit (a specified sum)
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  1. To be sold for, or bring as profit (a specified sum)
  2. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
  3. To understand fully; apprehend
To extend or move a hand, arm, or other body part, especially when trying to touch or grasp something:
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  1. To extend or move a hand, arm, or other body part, especially when trying to touch or grasp something:
  2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
  3. (Naut.) To sail on a reach
To gain possession of:
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  1. To gain possession of:
  2. To gain through experience; come by:
  3. To get by one's own efforts:
To obtain; to get, especially by chance or involuntarily.
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  1. To obtain; to get, especially by chance or involuntarily.
To bring
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  1. To bring
  2. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
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  1. To succeed in gaining possession of as the result of planning or endeavor; acquire.
  2. (Archaic) To arrive at; reach or achieve
  3. To get possession of, esp. by some effort; procure
To bring about; effect:
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  1. To bring about; effect:
  2. To obtain sexual partners for others.
  3. To get by special effort; obtain or acquire:
(Naut.) To stop working
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  1. (Naut.) To stop working
  2. To bring to a halt; stop
  3. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
To gain (respect or love, for example) by effort:
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  1. To gain (respect or love, for example) by effort:
  2. To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
  3. To get by effort, labor, struggle, etc.
To come to rest in a certain way or place:
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  1. To come to rest in a certain way or place:
  2. To leave a ship or boat and go on shore; disembark
  3. (Informal) To get, win, or secure
To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
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  1. To represent (something transient, immaterial, etc.) in more or less permanent form
  2. To attract and hold:
  3. To take or seize by force, surprise, or skill
To go and bring
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  1. To go and bring
  2. To take revenge on, especially to kill in revenge for a wrong.
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
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  1. To get possession of (fish or game, for example) by capturing or killing.
  2. To carry in one's possession:
  3. To subtract:
To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
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  1. To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
  2. To take in battle; capture:
  3. To get by effort, labor, struggle, etc.
To buy (drugs)
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  1. To buy (drugs)
  2. To get hold of; gain or win:
  3. To seize, capture, take, win, steal, etc.
To be worthy
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  1. To be worthy
  2. To have a right to because of acts or qualities; be worthy of (reward, punishment, etc.); merit
  3. To be worthy of; merit:
To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
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  1. To cause to undertake or perform; prevail on:
  2. To go and bring
  3. To cause to move or leave:
To deserve; be worthy of
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  1. To deserve; be worthy of
  2. To be worthy or deserving:
  3. To earn; deserve.
To gain (respect or love, for example) by effort:
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  1. To gain (respect or love, for example) by effort:
  2. To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
  3. To get by effort, labor, struggle, etc.
To regard or consider as having a certain value:
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  1. To regard or consider as having a certain value:
  2. (Informal) To have status, importance, or influence:
  3. (Informal) To merit or deserve:
To make complete; perfect
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  1. To make complete; perfect
  2. To do; succeed in doing; complete (a task, time, or distance)
  3. To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete.
To bring about a desired result; succeed
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  1. To bring about a desired result; succeed
  2. To get or reach by exertion; attain; gain
  3. To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach:
To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
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  1. To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
  2. To gain through effort; accomplish; achieve
  3. To gain as an objective; achieve:
To make an effort to address the needs of a group or community. Often used with out:
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  1. To make an effort to address the needs of a group or community. Often used with out:
  2. To get in touch with, as by telephone
  3. (Naut.) To sail on a reach
To understand fully; apprehend
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  1. To understand fully; apprehend
  2. To gain; obtain
  3. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
(Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
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  1. (Sports & Games) To achieve or gain in a game or contest:
  2. To record or add (points) to one's score
  3. (Music, Dancing) To orchestrate, arrange, or write out in a score
To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
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  1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
  2. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
  3. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
To obtain by concession or request:
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  1. To obtain by concession or request:
  2. To be successful in becoming:
  3. To make ready; prepare:
To get by earning, investing, etc.
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  1. To get by earning, investing, etc.
  2. To achieve, produce, or attain:
  3. To carry out; perform:
To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
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  1. To succeed in reaching or achieving a specified condition or place; get
  2. To get by effort, labor, struggle, etc.
  3. To make (one's way) with effort.
To earn money for a company or for the family.
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  1. To earn money for a company or for the family.
  2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
  3. To move something indoors.
To give or get clearance for
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  1. To give or get clearance for
  2. To remove the occupants of:
  3. To become clear, unclouded, etc.
To compose or write out in legal format:
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  1. To compose or write out in legal format:
  2. To use (a check, for example) when paying.
  3. To bring to a certain condition or action; lead:
To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
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  1. To get or deserve as a result of something one has done
  2. To receive (interest, dividends, etc.) as a return
  3. (Intransitive) To receive payment for work.
To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
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  1. To earn (a specified total amount) before expenses are deducted
  2. To earn as a total income or profit before deductions:
To catch by means of a net.
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  1. To catch by means of a net.
  2. To bring in or yield as profit.
  3. To get or bring in as a net; clear as profit, etc.
To be profitable or worthwhile:
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  1. To be profitable or worthwhile:
  2. To bear (a cost or penalty, for example) in recompense:
  3. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
To create by physical or mental effort:
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  1. To create by physical or mental effort:
  2. To cause to occur or exist; give rise to:
  3. To bring forth; exhibit:
To bring into reality; make real:
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  1. To bring into reality; make real:
  2. To be sold for, or bring as profit (a specified sum)
  3. To obtain or achieve, as gain or profit:
To make a return or compensation for:
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  1. To make a return or compensation for:
  2. To pay back:
  3. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
To produce or yield (profit or interest) as a payment for labor, investment, or expenditure.
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  1. To produce or yield (profit or interest) as a payment for labor, investment, or expenditure.
  2. To produce (a profit, revenue, etc.); yield
  3. To give, send, or do (something equivalent to what has been given, sent, or done); give, send, or do in requital or reciprocation
To produce a return for effort or investment:
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  1. To produce a return for effort or investment:
  2. To produce or bear
  3. (Archaic) To pay; recompense
To receive advantage; profit
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  1. To receive advantage; profit
  2. To derive benefit:
  3. To be helpful or useful to.
To establish the capital stock of (a business firm) at a certain figure
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  1. To establish the capital stock of (a business firm) at a certain figure
  2. To use as or convert into capital.
  3. To include (expenditures) in business accounts as assets instead of expenses.
To make a gain or profit.
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  1. To make a gain or profit.
  2. To be beneficial to:
  3. To reap an advantage, financial or otherwise; benefit
To become affected with a disease; contract.
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  1. To become affected with a disease; contract.
  2. To come to have gradually; acquire:
  3. To aid in the growth of; strengthen:
(Idiomatic) To reach (an objective or conclusion)
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  1. (Idiomatic) To reach (an objective or conclusion)
To gain as an objective; achieve:
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  1. To gain as an objective; achieve:
  2. To succeed in reaching or coming (to a goal)
  3. To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
  1. To regain consciousness after a faint etc.
  2. (Idiomatic) To change one's mind, especially to begin to agree or appreciate what one was reluctant to accept at first.
To recover gradually from illness; regain strength and health
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  1. To recover gradually from illness; regain strength and health
(Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
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  1. (Now Rare) To use profitably or to good advantage
  2. To raise to a more desirable or more excellent quality or condition; make better:
  3. To become better:
To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
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  1. To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
  2. To grow better; to advance to a better state; to become improved.
  3. To get better; improve, esp. in health
To come in order to help
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  1. To come in order to help
  2. To come back to action, normal strength, etc.; revive
  3. To come together for a common purpose, esp. to assist or support a cause, person, etc.
To regain a normal or usual condition, as of health:
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  1. To regain a normal or usual condition, as of health:
  2. (Law) To succeed in a claim; receive judgment in one's favor
  3. To get back the full or an equivalent amount; to obtain through a legal judgment; to be awarded damages. To get back the full or an equivalent amount; to obtain through a legal judgment; to be awarded damages.
To return to health or strength; recover.
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  1. To return to health or strength; recover.
  2. To recover losses, etc.
  3. To be restored to health, strength, etc.; get well again; recover
  1. (Finance) business profits
  2. Money made by an investment or an enterprise; profits
  3. Wages, salary, or other recompense earned by working
The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
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  1. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
  2. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
  3. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
The act or condition of going, coming, bringing, or sending back:
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  1. The act or condition of going, coming, bringing, or sending back:
  2. A recurrence, as of a periodic occasion or event:
  3. An income tax return.
A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
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  1. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
  2. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
  3. Benefit or profit; gain:
(Obs.) Net proceeds; profits
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  1. (Obs.) Net proceeds; profits
  2. Use, benefit, or advantage:
Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
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  1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
  2. Gain or advantage
  3. That which is helpful; advantage; financial assistance; gain; privilege; profit. That which is helpful; advantage; financial assistance; gain; privilege; profit.
The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
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  1. The act of declaring or bestowing favor; approval.
  2. A thing one is glad of.
  3. Anything that gives happiness or prevents misfortune; special benefit or favor
A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
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  1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
  2. A timely blessing or benefit:
  3. Welcome benefit; blessing
Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
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  1. Permission to engage in sexual activity, especially when granted by a woman to a male partner.
  2. (Archaic) Appearance or look
  3. Advantage; benefit:
Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
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  1. Financial gain from a transaction or from a period of investment or business activity, usually calculated as income in excess of costs or as the final value of an asset in excess of its initial value.
  2. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre. The amount of money received for goods and services minus the amount spent on same; excess revenue. See also profit à prendre.
  3. Advantage; gain; benefit
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