Get and Gain


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Get verb – To cause (someone) to agree with a belief or course of action by using arguments or earnest requests.
Usage example: tried to get the mayor to let us stage the concert in the town square, but she refused

Gain is a synonym for get in acquire topic. In some cases you can use "Gain" instead the word "Get" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like obtain, give, achieve, action. popular alternative
Nearby Word: getting
Synonyms for Get


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Gain verb – To receive as return for effort.
Usage example: gained her affections with his boyishly shy manner

Get is a synonym for gain in acquire topic. You can use "Get" instead the word "Gain" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as obtain, give, earn, possession. popular alternative
Nearby Words: gained, gaining, gainful, gainer
Synonyms for Gain

Common collocations

respect get respect gain respect
experience get experience gain experience
ability get ability gain ability
attention get attention gain attention
Other nouns: help, power, life, point, amount, hand, time, way, money, information, access, bonus, boost, items, revenge, points, powers.
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