Primary Gain

Science / Psychiatry / Primary Gain: The relief from emotional conflict and the freedom from anxiety achieved by a defense mechanism. Contrast with secondary gain.

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 Adverb Synonyms: get, obtain, acquire, procure, attain, achieve, secure, earn, win, capture, bag, net, harvest, reap, garner, glean, collect, gather, come by, pick up
Gain Noun Synonyms: acquisition, achievement, attainment
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Other Words for Primary

Primary Adverb Synonyms: first, prime, principal, chief, main, leading, pre-eminent, cardinal, fundamental, basic, essential, predominant, elementary, elemental, underlying
Primary Adjective Synonyms: firsthand, direct, immediate
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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

Primary Macronutrients

Science / Biology / Primary Macronutrients: Elements that plants require in relatively large quantities: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. MORE

Primary Lenders

Business / Real Estate / Primary Lenders: Originators of real estate loans including commercial banks, savings and loan associations and mutual savings banks. MORE

Primary Growth

Science / Biology / Primary Growth: Cells produced by an apical meristem. The growth a plant by the actions of apical meristems on the shoot and root apices in producing plant primary tisues. MORE

Primary Gain

Science / Psychiatry / Primary Gain: The relief from emotional conflict and the freedom from anxiety achieved by a defense mechanism. Contrast with secondary gain. MORE

Primary Key

Technology / Computers / Primary Key: A set of one or more values in a database that uniquely identifies a record in a table. MORE

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