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  • nounacquisition, winnings
  • verbacquire, win

synonyms for gains

  • achievement
  • advance
  • advantage
  • benefit
  • boost
  • cut
  • dividend
  • earnings
  • growth
  • hike
  • improvement
  • income
  • increase
  • payoff
  • proceeds
  • profit
  • progress
  • return
  • rise
  • share
  • yield
  • accretion
  • accrual
  • accumulation
  • addition
  • advancement
  • attainment
  • buildup
  • emolument
  • gravy
  • headway
  • increment
  • lucre
  • produce
  • receipts
  • take
  • up
  • upping
  • velvet
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antonyms for gains

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  • bills
  • debt
  • decline
  • decrease
  • diminishment
  • disadvantage
  • failure
  • handicap
  • harm
  • hindrance
  • hurt
  • injury
  • loss
  • misfortune
  • stagnation
  • worsening
  • deduction
  • reduction
  • shrinkage
  • stoppage
  • expenditure
  • forfeit
  • forfeiture
  • waste
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How to use gains in a sentence

The man who has seen gains self-confidence and the prestige of his subject when he encounters others who have only heard and read.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Having to make the Manchesters yield up their hard won gains is what breaks my heart.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
But the inordinate and fortuitous gains from land are really only one example from a general class.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
No other cultivator of the soil gains as many friends as the tobacco-grower.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
In manners affable, and in benevolence unsurpassed, the Kentucky planter gains the plaudits of all.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The first advances in these contrivances were made in those countries, and all our considerable gains have come from their people.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
The labour of the spade and of the loom, and the petty gains of trade, he contemptuously abandoned to men of a lower caste.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
On July 1, 1863, the Confederate forces attacked Meade's forces and made temporary gains.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Mrs Mason worked away as hard as any of them; but she was older and tougher; and, besides, the gains were hers.
RUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
For his wifes and childrens sake he is sorely tempted to commit fraud, to tell falsehoods, and obtain illicit gains.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAINS

  • assets
  • avails
  • benefits
  • bottom line
  • cash
  • cash flow
  • commission
  • compensation
  • dividends
  • drawings
  • earnings
  • gains
  • gravy
  • gross
  • harvest
  • honorarium
  • in the black
  • interest
  • livelihood
  • means
  • net
  • pay
  • payoff
  • proceeds
  • profit
  • receipts
  • returns
  • revenue
  • royalty
  • salary
  • take home
  • wage
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.