Found 3 items, similar to Gain.
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English → English
n 1: a quantity that is added; “there was an addition to property
taxes this year”
; “they recorded the cattle's gain in
weight over a period of weeks”
2: the advantageous quality of being beneficial [syn: profit
3: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current
expressed as the ratio of output to input [syn: amplification
4: the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its
cost of operating [ant: loss
v 1: obtain; “derive pleasure from one's garden”
2: win something through one's efforts; “I acquired a passing
knowledge of Chinese”
; “Gain an understanding of
] [ant: lose
3: derive a benefit from; “She profited from his vast
4: reach a destination, either real or abstract; “We hit
Detroit by noon”
; “The water reached the doorstep”
barely made it to the finish line”
; “I have to hit the MAC
machine before the weekend starts”
, arrive at
5: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; “The home team was
; “After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers
pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the
number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference”
, pull ahead
, make headway
, get ahead
] [ant: fall back
6: rise in rate or price; “The stock market gained 24 points
7: increase in; “gain momentum”
; “gain nerve”
8: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as
salary or wages; “How much do you make a month in your new
; “She earns a lot in her new job”
; “this merger
brought in lots of money”
; “He clears $5,000 each month”
[syn: take in
, bring in
9: increase (one's body weight); “She gained 20 pounds when she
[syn: put on
] [ant: reduce
English → English
(g[=a]n), n. [OE. gain, gein, ga[yogh]hen, gain,
advantage, Icel. gagn; akin to Sw. gagn, Dan. gavn, cf. Goth.
gageigan to gain. The word was prob. influenced by F. gain
gain, OF. gaain. Cf. Gain
, v. t.]
1. That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase,
profit, advantage, or benefit; -- opposed to loss
But what things were gain to me, those I counted
loss for Christ. --Phil. iii.
Godliness with contentment is great gain. --1 Tim.
Every one shall share in the gains. --Shak.
2. The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable
possessions; acquisition; accumulation. “The lust of
, n. [Cf. W. gan a mortise.] (Arch.)
A square or beveled notch cut out of a girder, binding joist,
or other timber which supports a floor beam, so as to receive
the end of the floor beam.
, a. [OE. gein, gain, good, near, quick; cf. Icel.
gegn ready, serviceable, and gegn, adv., against, opposite.
Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy;
profitable; cheap; respectable. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gained
(g[=a]nd); p. pr. &
vb. n. Gaining
.] [From gain, n. but. prob. influenced by F.
gagner to earn, gain, OF. gaaignier to cultivate, OHG.
weidin[=o]n, weidinen to pasture, hunt, fr. weida pasturage,
G. weide, akin to Icel. vei[eth]r hunting, AS. w[=a][eth]u,
cf. L. venari to hunt, E. venison. See Gain
, n., profit.]
1. To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by
effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.
What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole
world, and lose his own soul? --Matt. xvi.
To gain dominion, or to keep it gained. --Milton.
For fame with toil we gain, but lose with ease.
2. To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to
obtain by competition; as, to gain a battle; to gain a
case at law; to gain a prize.
3. To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side;
If he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
To gratify the queen, and gained the court.
4. To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top
of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.
Forded Usk and gained the wood. --Tennyson.
5. To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage. [Obs.
Ye should . . . not have loosed from Crete, and to
have gained this harm and loss. --Acts xxvii.
, the calendar day gained in sailing eastward
around the earth.
To gain ground
, to make progress; to advance in any
undertaking; to prevail; to acquire strength or extent.
To gain over
, to draw to one's party or interest; to win
To gain the wind
(Naut.), to reach the windward side of
Syn: To obtain; acquire; get; procure; win; earn; attain;
Usage: See Obtain
. -- To Gain
. Gain implies only
that we get something by exertion; win, that we do it
in competition with others. A person gains knowledge,
or gains a prize, simply by striving for it; he wins a
victory, or wins a prize, by taking it in a struggle
, v. i.
To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to
grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to
make progress; as, the sick man gains daily.
Thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by
extortion. --Ezek. xxii.
, in rifled firearms, a twist of the grooves,
which increases regularly from the breech to the muzzle.
To gain on
or To gain upon
(a) To encroach on; as, the ocean gains on the land.
(b) To obtain influence with.
(c) To win ground upon; to move faster than, as in a race or
(d) To get the better of; to have the advantage of.
The English have not only gained upon the Venetians
in the Levant, but have their cloth in Venice
My good behavior had so far gained on the emperor,
that I began to conceive hopes of liberty. --Swift.