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Another word for gain

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Verb
  1. To come into possession of

    See also:

    get

  2. To obtain possession or control of

    See also:

    get

  3. To acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

    See also:

    get

  4. To succeed in doing

      1. A usually numerical record of a competitive event:
      2. The total number of points made by each competitor or side in a contest, either final or at a given stage:
      3. The number of points attributed to a competitor or team.
      1. To comprehend completely or correctly.
      2. To bring into reality; make real:
      3. To make realistic:
      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. To gain as an objective; achieve:
      2. To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
      3. To succeed in a directed effort, process, or progression:
      1. To gain with effort or despite difficulty; reach:
      2. To succeed in accomplishing; bring about:
      3. To accomplish something successfully; perform at a standard or above standard level:
      1. To succeed in doing (a task, for example); carry out or complete.
    See also:

    do

  5. To receive, as wages, for one's labor

      1. designating or of a menu whose options are displayed beneath its title with a click of the mouse
      1. To achieve victory or finish first in a competition.
      2. To achieve success in an effort or venture:
      3. To achieve victory or finish first in:
      1. To cause to exist or happen; bring about; create:
      2. To bring into existence by shaping, modifying, or putting together material; construct:
      3. To form by assembling individuals or constituents:
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
  6. To make as income or profit

      1. To give forth by a natural process, especially by cultivation:
      2. To furnish as return for effort or investment; be productive of:
      3. To give over possession of, as in deference or defeat; surrender:
      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. To pay back:
      2. To give back, either in return or in compensation:
      3. To make a return or compensation for:
      1. To comprehend completely or correctly.
      2. To bring into reality; make real:
      3. To make realistic:
      1. To bring forth; yield:
      2. To create by physical or mental effort:
      3. To manufacture:
      1. To give money to in return for goods or services rendered:
      2. To give (money) in exchange for goods or services:
      3. To discharge or settle (a debt or obligation):
      1. An openwork fabric made of threads or cords that are woven or knotted together at regular intervals.
      2. A device for capturing birds, fish, or insects.
      3. A barrier against flying insects.
      1. Exclusive of deductions; total:
      2. Unmitigated in any way; utter:
      3. So obvious or conspicuous as to cause or heighten offense:
      1. To gain especially for the performance of service, labor, or work:
      2. To acquire or deserve as a result of effort or action:
      3. To yield as return or profit:
      1. To cause to move after or toward one by applying continuous force; drag:
      2. To cause to move in a given direction or to a given position, as by leading:
      3. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
      1. Free from clouds, mist, or haze:
      2. Not obscured or darkened; bright:
      3. Easily seen through; transparent:
      1. To introduce a new rule, law, or system of organisation.
      2. To introduce a person or group of people to an organisation.
      3. To earn money for a company or for the family.
    See also:

    money

  7. To derive advantage

      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      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. To make a gain or profit.
      1. To use as or convert into capital.
      2. To supply with capital or investment funds:
      3. To authorize the issue of a certain amount of capital stock of:
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
    See also:

    help

  8. To achieve an increase of gradually

    See also:

    increase

  9. To regain one's health

    See also:

    health

Noun
  1. Something earned, won, or otherwise acquired

      1. To go or come back, as to an earlier condition or place:
      2. To revert in speech, thought, or practice:
      3. To revert to a former owner.
      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      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. To make a gain or profit.
      1. Salary or wages.
      2. Business profits.
      3. Gains from investments.
    See also:

    money

    get

  2. Something beneficial

      1. An advantageous gain or return; benefit.
      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. To make a gain or profit.
      1. A gracious, friendly, or obliging act that is freely granted:
      2. Friendly or favorable regard; approval or support:
      3. A state of being held in such regard:
      1. A benefit bestowed, especially one bestowed in response to a request.
      2. A timely blessing or benefit:
      1. The act of one that blesses.
      2. A short prayer said before or after a meal; grace.
      3. Something promoting or contributing to happiness, well-being, or prosperity; a boon.
      1. Something that promotes or enhances well-being; an advantage:
      2. Help; aid:
      3. A payment made by a government agency or insurance company to qualifying persons in time of need:
      1. To be of use or advantage to; help:
      2. To be of use, value, or advantage; serve:
      3. Use, benefit, or advantage:
      1. A beneficial factor or combination of factors:
      2. Benefit or profit; gain:
      3. A relatively favorable position; superiority of means:
    See also:

    help

Another word for gain

Noun
  1. The act of increasing

      1. Growth or increase in size by gradual external addition, fusion, or inclusion.
      2. Something contributing to such growth or increase:
      3. The growing together or adherence of parts that are normally separate.
      1. The act of gathering or amassing, as into a heap or pile:
      2. The process of growing into a large amount or heap:
      3. An amount that has accumulated or been accumulated:
      1. The act or process of accumulating; an increase.
      2. Something that accumulates or increases.
      1. 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.
      2. Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
      3. The process of adding or joining something to something else, typically to make it larger:
  2. Excess of returns over expenditures

Verb
  1. To increase

      1. To make larger in size.
      2. To make larger in scope or effect; expand:
      3. To become larger; grow or swell.
      1. To increase the size, volume, quantity, or scope of; enlarge:
      2. To express at length or in detail; enlarge on:
      3. To open (something) up or out; spread out:
      1. To make (something already developed or well under way) greater, as in size, extent, or quantity:
      2. To add an augment to.
      3. To become augmented.
  2. To advance

    See also:

    advance

  3. To win

  4. To achieve

      1. To stretch out or put forth (a body part); extend:
      2. To touch or grasp by stretching out or extending:
      3. To arrive at; attain:
      1. To comprehend completely or correctly.
      2. To bring into reality; make real:
      3. To make realistic:
      1. To gain as an objective; achieve:
      2. To come to or arrive at, as through movement, growth, or the passage of time:
      3. To succeed in a directed effort, process, or progression: