Gain and Interest


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Gain noun – The amount of money left when expenses are subtracted from the total amount received.
Usage example: the company posted a substantial fourth-quarter gain, signaling an end to their money-losing ventures

Interest is a synonym for gain in return topic. In some cases you can use "Interest" instead the word "Gain" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like profit, earnings.
Nearby Words: gained, gaining, gainful, gainer
Synonyms for Gain


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Interest noun – The state of doing well especially in relation to one's happiness or success.
Usage example: make no mistake: she's determined to act in her own interest in this business deal

Gain is a synonym for interest in advantage topic. You can use "Gain" instead the word "Interest" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as share, return, percentage, earnings.
Nearby Words: interested, interesting, interestingly
Synonyms for Interest

How words are described

clear clear gain clear interest
considerable considerable gain considerable interest
true true gain true interest
obvious obvious gain obvious interest
Other adjectives: real, great, huge, little, slight, potential, personal, major, possible, apparent, temporary, mutual, significant, sudden, financial.

Common collocations

attention gain attention interest attention
eyes gain eyes interest eyes
powers gain powers interest powers
lives gain lives interest lives

Both words in one sentence

  • Everybody Hates Mathematics He gains his students' interest when he shows how to use probability math to gain an advantage in gambling (which gets him in a bit of trouble when his superiors find out).
  • Comic Book / Inspector Canardo Femme Fatale: Clara is a schemer who shifts her allegiances for personal gain and seems to have very little interest for the lives of the others.
  • Rachel then reveals her only interest is of turning the power back on, so that the opposing nations can gain power and kill Monroe.
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