Synonyms for gains
Antonyms for gains
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GAINS
Once he gains it, he can do with it what he will, because he has given up all love.
One gains nothing by attempting to shut out the sprites of the weather.
While Calderon gains ground with the prince, Uzeda advances with the king.
Why should you leave all the gains that are to be got to my proprietor and the like of him?
Why should you leave all the gains to the gluttons, knaves, and impostors?
They share and share alike with me all joys and troubles, gains and losses.
No doubt if Feversham gains the upper hand there will be bloody work.
"One gains a bit of time," said the young lover, in a tone of depression.
Do you think I'm going to tell him my secret, or let him share my gains?
If a thief can rob him of the elixir he gains supernatural powers.
late 15c., from Middle French gain, from Old French gaaigne "gain, profit, advantage; booty; arable land" (12c.), from gaaignier "to gain" (see gain (v.)). The original French sense enfolded the notions of "profit from agriculture" and "booty, prey." Implied earlier in Middle English gaignage (late 14c.) "profit from agriculture."