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gaining ground

verb as in make progress

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Example Sentences

A third group, Al-Hirak Al Janoubi, is gaining ground with calls for southern Yemen to secede.

Both keep up the appearance of gaining ground, often omitting or altering facts.

Enter FIGR, a new iPhone app that is gaining ground and credibility within the fashion industry.

But there is no question that his ideas are gaining ground in places such as Indonesia, France, Britain, and the United States.

That law went into effect immediately in Arkansas and has been gaining ground in other states.

The countess-dowager sat fanning herself quietly: for her daughter's words were gaining ground.

All this time, however, his malady was gaining ground; he slept badly, and his appetite failed him.

It was a nightmare, constantly evading the most passionate wishes and endeavours, and constantly gaining ground.

Yet the English custom is in fact gaining ground, even in conservative Spain.

By the beginning of 1776 the idea of separation from Great Britain was daily gaining ground in the revolted colonies.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gain ground, such as: advance, make up for lost time, pick up speed, press forward, proceed forward, and progress.

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