Gainable
Gainable Gain"a*ble, a. [CF. F. gagnable. See {Gain}, v. t.] Capable of being obtained or reached. --Sherwood. [1913 Webster]

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  • gainable — gain ► VERB 1) obtain or secure. 2) reach or arrive at. 3) (gain on) come closer to (a person or thing pursued). 4) increase the amount or rate of (weight, speed, etc.). 5) increase in value. 6) (gain in) improve o …   English terms dictionary

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  • gain — verb 1》 obtain or secure (something favourable).     ↘benefit: managers would gain from greater openness. 2》 reach or arrive at (a destination).     ↘(gain on) come closer to (a person or thing pursued). 3》 increase the amount or rate of (weight …   English new terms dictionary

  • gain — ► VERB 1) obtain or secure. 2) reach or arrive at. 3) (gain on) come closer to (a person or thing pursued). 4) increase the amount or rate of (weight, speed, etc.). 5) increase in value. 6) (gain in) improve o …   English terms dictionary

  • gainer — gain ► VERB 1) obtain or secure. 2) reach or arrive at. 3) (gain on) come closer to (a person or thing pursued). 4) increase the amount or rate of (weight, speed, etc.). 5) increase in value. 6) (gain in) improve o …   English terms dictionary

  • gain — v. & n. v. 1 tr. obtain or secure (usu. something desired or favourable) (gain an advantage; gain recognition). 2 tr. acquire (a sum) as profits or as a result of changed conditions; earn. 3 tr. obtain as an increment or addition (gain momentum;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gain|a|ble — «GAY nuh buhl», adjective. that can be gained: »Greatness in art…is not a teachable or gainable thing, but the expression of the mind of a God made great man (John Ruskin) …   Useful english dictionary

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