Definition of Gain in English :
Define Gain in English
Gain meaning in English
Meaning of Gain in English
Pronunciation of Gain in English
Gain pronunciation in English
Pronounce Gain in Englishsee synonyms of gain
a quantity that is added
Example Sentences:'there was an addition to property taxes this year''they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks'
3. amplification, gain
the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
win something through one's efforts
Example Sentences:'I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese''Gain an understanding of international finance'
derive a benefit from
Example Sentences:'She profited from his vast experience'
reach a destination, either real or abstract
Example Sentences:'We hit Detroit by noon''The water reached the doorstep''We barely made it to the finish line''I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts'
obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Example Sentences:'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'
10. advance, gain
rise in rate or price
Example Sentences:'The stock market gained 24 points today'
11. gain, gather
increase or develop
Example Sentences:'the peace movement gained momentum''the car gathers speed'
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
Example Sentences:'How much do you make a month in your new job?''She earns a lot in her new job''this merger brought in lots of money''He clears $5,000 each month'
13. gain, put on
increase (one's body weight)
Example Sentences:'She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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