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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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Any one of the countries represented at this little conference would only be the gainers by the miscarriage of my message, which is, without doubt, so far as they are concerned, of a distasteful nature.
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.'"
And how will his children be the gainers if he takes them into Thessaly, and deprives them of Athenian citizenship?
A rigorous adherence, however, to this principle, is waived by those who would be gainers by it.
And, indeed, I have the comfort to think there will be but little danger; for a popish priest told me the other day the business would soon be over, and he believed without a battle." "A popish priest!" cries Jones, "I have heard is not always to be believed when he speaks in behalf of his religion." "Yes, but so far," answered the other, "from speaking in behalf of his religion, he assured me the Catholicks did not expect to be any gainers by the change; for that Prince Charles was as good a Protestant as any in England; and that nothing but regard to right made him and the rest of the popish party to be Jacobites."--"I believe him to be as much a Protestant as I believe he hath any right," says Jones; "and I make no doubt of our success, but not without a battle.
"And if you do not succeed," said Baisemeaux, "at least beg that he may be transferred to the ten-franc list, by which both he and I shall be gainers."
Let us have a little algebra, instead of this trite rhetoric,--universal signs, instead of these village symbols,--and we shall both be gainers. The history of hierarchies seems to show that all religious error consisted in making the symbol too stark and solid, and was at last nothing but an excess of the organ of language.
Emirates NBD was the top gainer as its shares rose to Dh13.5 -- a 14.85% rise -- and with traded shares valued at Dh324.32 million.
Twelve of his first 18 quarters had single-digit Net Gainer scores, with the poorest double-digit at only -13.
"I understand the optics, and I understand the frustration it caused," Geoff Gainer, the Galveston Municipal Police Association president, told local media Wednesday.
Congress has emerged as a major gainer in these elections by bagging 90 seats won out of 217.
by ONA Al Jazeera Services, up 2.80 per cent, was the top gainer while the top loser was HSBC Bank Oman, which lost 4.17 per cent.
Diamond Bank Plc, FCMB Holdings Plc, Fidelity Bank Plc, Wema Bank Plc and Dangote Sugar top the gainer's chart while Mobil Plc top the loser's chart followed by Neimeth Plc, Cutix, Cadbury and May and Baker.
Dubai's stock index was the top gainer among its regional peers, jumping 2.0 percent to 3,514 points.