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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. obtain advantages, such as points, etc.;
- Example: "The home team was gaining ground"
- Example: "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
[syn: gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

gain ground v 1: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference" [syn: gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground] [ant: drop off, fall back, fall behind, lose, recede]