Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) addition, increase, gain (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"
- S: (n) profit, gain (the advantageous quality of being beneficial)
- S: (n) amplification, gain (the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input)
- S: (n) gain (the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating)
- S: (v) derive, gain (obtain) "derive pleasure from one's garden"
- S: (v) acquire, win, gain (win something through one's efforts) "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"; "win someone's confidence and friendship"
- S: (v) profit, gain, benefit (derive a benefit from) "She profited from his vast experience"
- S: (v) reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain (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 group
- direct troponym / full troponym
- S: (v) catch up (reach the point where one should be after a delay) "I caught up on my homework"
- S: (v) scale, surmount (reach the highest point of) "We scaled the Mont Blanc"
- S: (v) access, get at (reach or gain access to) "How does one access the attic in this house?"; "I cannot get to the T.V. antenna, even if I climb on the roof"
- S: (v) bottom out (reach the low point) "Prices bottomed out and started to rise again after a while"
- S: (v) top out, peak (to reach the highest point; attain maximum intensity, activity) "That wild, speculative spirit peaked in 1929"; "Bids for the painting topped out at $50 million"
- S: (v) summit, breast (reach the summit (of a mountain)) "They breasted the mountain"; "Many mountaineers go up Mt. Everest but not all summit"
- S: (v) top (reach or ascend the top of) "The hikers topped the mountain just before noon"
- S: (v) make (reach in time) "We barely made the plane"
- S: (v) find (succeed in reaching; arrive at) "The arrow found its mark"
- S: (v) culminate (reach the highest altitude or the meridian, of a celestial body)
- S: (v) get through, come through (succeed in reaching a real or abstract destination after overcoming problems) "We finally got through the bureaucracy and could talk to the Minister"
- S: (v) ground, run aground (hit or reach the ground)
- derivationally related form
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- S: (v) gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground (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"; "win points"
- S: (v) advance, gain (rise in rate or price) "The stock market gained 24 points today"
- S: (v) gain, gather (increase or develop) "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed"
- S: (v) gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in (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"
- S: (v) gain, put on (increase (one's body weight)) "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"