Secondary Gain

Science / Psychiatry / Secondary Gain: The external gain derived from any illness, such as personal attention and service, monetary gains, disability benefits, and release from unpleasant responsibilities. See also primary gain.
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Other Words for Gain

Gain Verb Synonyms: catch up (to or on or with), approach, get nearer (to), overtake, close with, close in (on), narrow the gap, gain ground
Gain Noun Synonyms: acquisition, achievement, attainment
Gain Adverb Synonyms: get, obtain, acquire, procure, attain, achieve, secure, earn, win, capture, bag, net, harvest, reap, garner, glean, collect, gather, come by, pick up
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Other Words for Secondary

Secondary Adverb Synonyms: derivative, derived, indirect, second-hand, unoriginal, not original, copied, imitated
Secondary Noun Synonyms: auxiliary, second-line, backup, extra, reserve, spare, provisional, supporting, supportive, alternate, alternative
Secondary Verb Synonyms: less important, unimportant, inessential or unessential, non-essential, non-critical, subsidiary, ancillary, minor, inferior, subordinate
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Secondary Immunity

Science / Biology / Secondary Immunity: Resistance to an antigen the second time it appears. Because of the presence of B and T memory cells produced during the first exposure to the antigen, the second response is faster and more massive a MORE

Secondary Growth

Science / Biology / Secondary Growth: Cells in a plant that are produced by a cambium. Increase in girth of a plant due to the action of lateral meristems such as the vascular cambium. The main cell produced in secondary growth is seconda MORE

Secondary Gain

Science / Psychiatry / Secondary Gain: The external gain derived from any illness, such as personal attention and service, monetary gains, disability benefits, and release from unpleasant responsibilities. See also primary gain. MORE

Secondary Financing

Business / Real Estate / Secondary Financing: A loan taken out in addition to a first loan, usually obtained from an individual lender. MORE

Secondary Issue

Business / Finance / Secondary Issue: (1) Procedure for selling blocks of seasoned issues of stocks. (2) More generally, sale of already issued stock. MORE

Secondary Macronutrients

Science / Biology / Secondary Macronutrients: Elements that plants require in relatively small quantities: calcium, magnesium, and sulfur. MORE