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Synonyms for gain

Synonyms for gain

to come into possession of

to obtain possession or control of

to acquire as a result of one's behavior or effort

to succeed in doing

to receive, as wages, for one's labor

to derive advantage

to achieve an increase of gradually

to reach (a goal or objective)

something earned, won, or otherwise acquired

Synonyms for gain

a quantity that is added

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

obtain

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win something through one's efforts

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rise in rate or price

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increase or develop

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The primary goal of gaining weight is to increase lean-body (or muscle) mass.
Gaining weight requires total nutritional dedication for seven days a week.
If you want to stop smoking but are worried about gaining weight, this brochure may help you.
In addition to threats, suggestions, hints, and promises, the authors also looked at direct requests as a method of gaining compliance.
The focus is on gaining compliance from superiors, because upward influence is generally considered to be an essential dimension of organizational behavior,(11) managers' ability to exercise upward influence is closely linked to their overall leadership effectiveness,(12) and managers engaged in upxyard influence are at a relative power disadvantage, giving their strategic decisions increased significance."
"If you were physically active and for some reason you changed [to a more sedentary life style], you might begin gaining weight and gaining it quite rapidly," he warns.
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