Nouns (5)

gain, amplification
n. the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
gain, profit
n. the advantageous quality of being beneficial
n. the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

Verbs (27)

put on, gain
v. increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"
gather, gain
v. increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
gain, advance
v. rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win, advance, gain
v. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
arrive at, gain, hit, attain, make, reach
v. reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
gain, win, acquire
v. win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
benefit, gain, profit
v. derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
gain, derive
v. obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"

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Fuzzynyms (86)

n. the quality (positive or negative) that renders something desirable or valuable; "the Shakespearean Shylock is of dubious value in the modern world"
welfare, benefit
n. something that aids or promotes well-being; "for the benefit of all"
material possession, tangible possession
n. property or belongings that are tangible
receipts, revenue, gross
n. the entire amount of income before any deductions are made
net profit, net income, earnings, profits, profit, lucre, net
n. the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
payoff, yield, proceeds, takings, take, issue, return
n. the income or profit arising from such transactions as the sale of land or other property; "the average return was about 5%"
stake, interest
n. (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"
stake, interest
n. (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"
investment funds, investment
n. money that is invested with an expectation of profit
n. that part of the earnings of a corporation that is distributed to its shareholders; usually paid quarterly
v. become larger, greater, or bigger; expand or gain; "The problem grew too large for me"; "Her business grew fast"
find oneself, find
v. accept and make use of one's personality, abilities, and situation; "My son went to Berkeley to find himself"
submit, take
v. accept or undergo, often unwillingly; "We took a pay cut"
v. cover a certain distance or advance beyond; "The drive carried to the green"
dish up, dish out, serve up, dish, serve
v. provide (usually but not necessarily food); "We serve meals for the homeless"; "She dished out the soup at 8 P.M."; "The entertainers served up a lively show"
help, serve
v. help to some food; help with food or drink; "I served him three times, and after that he helped himself"
dig, poke, stab, prod, jab
v. poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"
v. remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation; "The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals"
strike, hit
v. drive something violently into a location; "he hit his fist on the table"; "she struck her head on the low ceiling"
v. cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
v. drive forcibly as if by a punch; "the nail punched through the wall"
take hold of, grab, catch
v. take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!"
v. bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
realise, realize
v. expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass
v. go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
take, drive
v. proceed along in a vehicle; "We drive the turnpike to work"
go forward, continue, proceed
v. move ahead; travel onward in time or space; "We proceeded towards Washington"; "She continued in the direction of the hills"; "We are moving ahead in time now"
attain, hit, reach
v. reach a point in time, or a certain state or level; "The thermometer hit 100 degrees"; "This car can reach a speed of 140 miles per hour"
v. operate when rowing a boat; "pull the oars"
clear, net
v. yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
draw, reap
v. get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
draw off, take out, draw, withdraw
v. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
deliver the goods, bring home the bacon, come through, win, succeed
v. attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won"
reach, attain, accomplish, achieve
v. to gain with effort; "she achieved her goal despite setbacks"
v. contribute to the furtherance of; "This money will help the development of literacy in developing countries"

Synonyms (3)

get, go, become
v. enter or assume a certain state or condition; "He became annoyed when he heard the bad news"; "It must be getting more serious"; "her face went red with anger"; "She went into ecstasy"; "Get going!"

Antonyms (29)

decrement, decrease
n. the amount by which something decreases
n. the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
deprivation, loss
n. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
red ink, red, loss
n. the amount by which the cost of a business exceeds its revenue; "the company operated at a loss last year"; "the company operated in the red last year"
fall, lessen, diminish, decrease
v. decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper"
v. get worse; "Her health is declining"
get the better of, defeat, overcome
v. win a victory over; "You must overcome all difficulties"; "defeat your enemies"; "He overcame his shyness"; "He overcame his infirmity"; "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"
v. fail to get or obtain; "I lost the opportunity to spend a year abroad"


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