IV. POSSESSIVE RELATIONS (relations which concern property)

1. Property in general

[Antonyms: loss.]

[Nouns] acquisition; gaining; obtainment; procuration, procurement; purchase, descent, inheritance; gift [more].

recovery, retrieval, revendication, replevin; redemption, salvage, trover.

find, trouvaille, foundling.

gain, thrift; money-making, money grubbing; lucre, filthy lucre, pelf; loaves and fishes, the main chance; emolument (remuneration) [more].

profit, earnings, winnings, innings, pickings, net profit; avails; income (receipt) [more]; proceeds, produce, product; outcome, output; return, fruit, crop, harvest; second crop, aftermath; benefit (good) [more].

sweepstakes, trick, prize, pool; pot; wealth [more].

[Fraudulent acquisition] subreption; obreption; stealing [more].

[Verbs] acquire, get, gain, win, earn, obtain, procure, gather; collect (assemble) [more]; pick, pickup; glean.

find; come upon, pitch upon, light upon; scrape up, scrape together; get in, reap and carry, net, bag, sack, bring home, secure; derive, draw, get in the harvest.

profit; make profit, draw profit; turn to profit, turn to account; make capital out of, make money by; obtain a return, reap the fruits of; reap an advantage, gain an advantage; turn a penny, turn an honest penny; make the pot boil, bring grist to the mill; make money, coin money, raise money; raise funds, raise the wind; fill one's pocket (wealth) [more].

treasure up (store) [more]; realize, clear; produce [more]; take [more].

get back, recover, regain, retrieve, revendicate, replevy, redeem, come by one's own.

come by, come in for; receive [more]; inherit; step into a fortune, step into the shoes of; succeed to.

get hold of, get between one's finger and thumb, get into one's hand, get at; take possession, come into possession, enter into possession.

be profitable; pay, answer.

accrue (be received) [more].

[Adjectives] acquiring, acquired; profitable, advantageous, gainful, remunerative, paying, lucrative.

[Phrases] lucri causa.

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