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Because if I ask the question, there’s a chance I might blow up a personal relationship or ruin a work relationship, whereas the gains to be made are, in some cases at least not life-changing.

On average, participants in each of the program’s training groups saw similar gains.

The stunning losses followed spectacular gains last month, which drew in many new investors chasing the hype and potential profits.

Broad-based gains in tech, autos and pharma are pushing global equities ever closer to an all-time high.

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Republicans now expect to make gains in upcoming redistricting that could exceed the current 10-seat margin of Democratic control.

The email appears to have been a relatively common attempt to gain personal information from a wide range of unwitting victims.

In an effort to gain early attention, he focused his attention on the Iowa precinct caucuses, which had never mattered much.

How does it happen that citizens of modest means suffer as public sector unions gain?

But Goff called it “insulting” to suggest that he might be running a super PAC for personal gain.

Those with a slightly sleazier bent have dredged up reports of his weight gain, substance abuse, and arrest.

Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.

To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.

How great glory did he gain when he lifted up his hands, and stretched out swords against the cities?

We have other things to engage us now, but I sometimes think all is not gain that the march of progress brings.

The power to expel members is incident to every society or association unless organized primarily for gain.


On this page you'll find 320 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gain, such as: achievement, acquisition, advance, advantage, benefit, and boost.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.