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gain

 
 
pronunciation:
geIn
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part of speech: verb
inflections: gains, gaining, gained
definition 1: to get.
He worked hard to gain respect.
synonyms:
obtain
antonyms:
lose
similar words:
achieve, earn, gather, get
definition 2: to get more of something that you already have.
I gained some weight.
antonyms:
lose
similar words:
add
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derivation: gainable (adj.)
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