Found 3 items, similar to Gaining.
English → Indonesian
bati, keuntungan, memperoleh, memperoleh keuntungan, menambah, mencapai, mendapat, mendapatkan, merengkuh, perolehan, tambahan
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
, 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