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gain

noun: a quantity that is added; "there was an addition to property taxes this year"; "they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"

noun: the advantageous quality of being beneficial

noun: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

noun: the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

verb: obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"

verb: win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"

verb: derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"

verb: reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

verb: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

verb: rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"

verb: increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"

verb: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"

verb: increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"


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gain

Length: 4 letters

Scrabble value: 5

Words with Friends value: 7

Literati value: 4

TWL (USA): Found

SOWPODS (UK): Found


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