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Synonyms for gainer

a person who gains weight

a person who gains (gains an advantage or gains profits)

a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward to complete a full backward somersault and enters the water feet first and facing away from the diving board

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The power which is to be the gainer," he said quietly, " is the power encompassed by these walls,"
Should I be the gainer or the loser by the resemblance which he fancied he had discovered?
If we could obtain permission from the Municipal Council to make a hard road, so as to put us in communication with the highway to Grenoble, the deputy-mayor would be the first gainer by it; for instead of dragging his timber over rough tracks at a great expense, a good road through the canton would enable him to transport it more easily, and to engage in a traffic on a large scale, in all kinds of wood, that would bring in money--not a miserable six hundred francs a year, but handsome sums which would mean a certain fortune for him some day.
When opposition gets fairly into the councils of a tribe, it is rarely that humanity is the gainer.
However, I should never have broken a horse or bull and taken him to board for any work he might do for me, for fear I should become a horseman or a herdsman merely; and if society seems to be the gainer by so doing, are we certain that what is one man's gain is not another's loss, and that the stable-boy has equal cause with his master to be satisfied?
Who can imagine that a man who sold his son or daughter into slavery for money, especially if he sold them into the hands of fierce and evil men, would be the gainer, however large might be the sum which he received?
Simon has no property of his own save the small estate of Birchmoor, it is obvious that the Californian heiress is not the only gainer by an alliance which will enable her to make the easy and common transition from a Republican lady to a British peeress.
See 'Fourth Quarter 2017 Social Weather Survey: Net Personal Optimism, Net Optimism about Economy and Net Gainers are 'Excellent,'' 1/8/18.
Market breadth closed in favor of the advancers with count of 40 gainers as against 11 losers on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).
Oil & gas stocks were the second best sectoral gainers, up 1 percent, while basic resources gained 1.
0 percent to 4,515 points with gainers outnumbering losers by 12 to five.
Damac Properties led the top gainers list as its share price jumped by more than eight per cent to Dh2.
Real estate and energy sector stocks were the biggest gainers.
These individuals were categorized according to relative weight changes: weight losers, weight gainers, and weight maintainers.
The study involved five high gainers and five low gainers randomly chosen from a Physics class at Central Mindanao University.