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Found 3 items, similar to gain.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: gain bati, keuntungan, memperoleh, memperoleh keuntungan, menambah, mencapai, mendapat, mendapatkan, merengkuh, perolehan, tambahan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: gain gain 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” [syn: addition, increase] 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] gain v 1: obtain; “derive pleasure from one's garden” [syn: derive] 2: win something through one's efforts; “I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese”; “Gain an understanding of international finance” [syn: acquire, win] [ant: lose] 3: derive a benefit from; “She profited from his vast experience” [syn: profit, benefit] 4: reach a destination, either real or abstract; “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” [syn: reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at] 5: obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; “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” [syn: advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground] [ant: fall back] 6: rise in rate or price; “The stock market gained 24 points today” [syn: advance] 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 job?”; “She earns a lot in her new job”; “this merger brought in lots of money”; “He clears $5,000 each month” [syn: take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in] 9: increase (one's body weight); “She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising” [syn: put on] [ant: reduce]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Gain Gain \Gain\ (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. [1913 Webster] But what things were gain to me, those I counted loss for Christ. --Phil. iii. 7. [1913 Webster] Godliness with contentment is great gain. --1 Tim. vi. 6. [1913 Webster] Every one shall share in the gains. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable possessions; acquisition; accumulation. “The lust of gain.” --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Gain \Gain\, 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. [1913 Webster] Gain \Gain\, a. [OE. gein, gain, good, near, quick; cf. Icel. gegn ready, serviceable, and gegn, adv., against, opposite. Cf. Ahain.] Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Gain \Gain\, 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.] [1913 Webster] 1. To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living. [1913 Webster] What is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? --Matt. xvi. 26. [1913 Webster] To gain dominion, or to keep it gained. --Milton. [1913 Webster] For fame with toil we gain, but lose with ease. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side; to conciliate. [1913 Webster] If he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother. --Matt. xviii. 15. [1913 Webster] To gratify the queen, and gained the court. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor. [1913 Webster] Forded Usk and gained the wood. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 5. To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage. [Obs. or Ironical] [1913 Webster] Ye should . . . not have loosed from Crete, and to have gained this harm and loss. --Acts xxvii. 21. [1913 Webster] Gained day, 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 over. To gain the wind (Naut.), to reach the windward side of another ship. Syn: To obtain; acquire; get; procure; win; earn; attain; achieve. Usage: See Obtain. -- To Gain, Win. 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 with others. [1913 Webster] Gain \Gain\, 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. [1913 Webster] Thou hast greedily gained of thy neighbors by extortion. --Ezek. xxii. 12. [1913 Webster] Gaining twist, 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 contest. (d) To get the better of; to have the advantage of. [1913 Webster] The English have not only gained upon the Venetians in the Levant, but have their cloth in Venice itself. --Addison. [1913 Webster] My good behavior had so far gained on the emperor, that I began to conceive hopes of liberty. --Swift. [1913 Webster]


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