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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be of advantage or help. (plural)

Usage examples (38)
  • The bullish feeling may simply be on hold, as investors lock in gains from the stock market's strongest September in 71 years.
  • The same title gains some support from Col.ii. 1; iv.
  • The trouble is, that's available only to those hedge funds with long-term gains, which is somewhat unusual in that fast-trading world.
  • He no longer uses the plural as in "gains"; for he counts them all but one great for more
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