Definition of Gaining

1. Verb. (present participle of gain) ¹



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Definition of Gaining

1. gain [v] - See also: gain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gaining

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gaingive
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gaining (current term)
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Literary usage of Gaining

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... Whilst free and far he gallops ; ev'n so near Show'd Menelaus to Antilochus, Albeit at first a full quoit-cast behind ; And fast was gaining, ..."

2. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including the Private as Well as the by Benjamin Franklin, John Bigelow (1904)
"LXXVIII IMPORTANCE OF gaining AND PRESERVING THE FRIENDSHIP OF THE INDIANS 1 [The author of the foregoing essay, having desired the printer to communicate ..."

3. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"The other divisions of the Twentieth corps pushed forward their skirmishers, gaining several hundred yards ; and it must be remembered that every yard ..."

4. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"seats and a polite solicitor help greatly in gaining business. A small company can combine a collection and display department. We are also street-railway ..."

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