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  • as inapproach
  • as inovertake
  • as inreach

synonyms for gain on

  • come
  • contact
  • match
  • meet
  • near
  • reach
  • surround
  • threaten
  • advance
  • approximate
  • bear
  • border
  • buzz
  • converge
  • equal
  • impend
  • progress
  • resemble
  • be comparable to
  • be like
  • belly up to
  • catch up
  • close in
  • come at
  • come close
  • compare with
  • correspond to
  • creep up
  • draw near
  • go toward
  • loom up
  • move in on
  • move toward
  • take after
  • verge upon
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antonyms for gain on

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  • avoid
  • depart
  • go
  • leave
  • miss
  • decrease
  • retreat
  • retrogress
  • stop
  • distance
  • go away
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How to use gain on in a sentence

Renounce the good law of the worshippers of Mazda, and thou shalt gain such a boon as the Murderer gained, the ruler of nations.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
To add point to this success, he knew that the victor of Montebello was straining every nerve to gain this very prize.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
How great glory did he gain when he lifted up his hands, and stretched out swords against the cities?
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
We have other things to engage us now, but I sometimes think all is not gain that the march of progress brings.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The power to expel members is incident to every society or association unless organized primarily for gain.
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
The consumption of coal was reduced to one-half, amounting in round numbers to a gain of 500l.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
A miser having heard of another still more parsimonious than himself, waited on him to gain instruction.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
To gain the requisite mass of air to produce good tone a flat violin has to be made of a clumsy awkward shape.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
A few months later the regiment was disbanded, as the Dutch bought the peace they could not gain by arms.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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