gain (Meaning)

Wordnet

gain (n)

a quantity that is added

the advantageous quality of being beneficial

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

Wordnet

gain (v)

obtain

win something through one's efforts

derive a benefit from

reach a destination, either real or abstract

obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

rise in rate or price

increase or develop

earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

increase (one's body weight)

Webster

gain (n.)

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.

To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.

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.

To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side; to conciliate.

To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.

To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage.

Webster

gain (a.)

Convenient; suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.

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gain (v. t.)

That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase, profit, advantage, or benefit; -- opposed to loss.

The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable possessions; acquisition; accumulation.

Webster

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.

gain Sentence Examples

  1. She gained weight rapidly after giving birth to her twins.
  2. The investment will yield a significant gain in the long run.
  3. The company experienced a substantial gain in market share.
  4. The team gained momentum as the match progressed.
  5. The students gained valuable knowledge from the guest speaker.
  6. He gained recognition for his exceptional contributions to the field.
  7. The organization gained funding to expand its outreach programs.
  8. The athlete gained confidence after winning the championship tournament.
  9. The patient gained strength after undergoing physical therapy.
  10. The city gained a reputation as a cultural hub.

FAQs About the word gain

a quantity that is added, the advantageous quality of being beneficial, the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of o

gather, accumulate, grow (in), build up, excite,expand, enhance, accrue, pick up, amass

decrease (in), lose,lose, decrease (in), decline (in), lessen, diminish (in), decline (in),fall (in), diminish (in)

She gained weight rapidly after giving birth to her twins.

The investment will yield a significant gain in the long run.

The company experienced a substantial gain in market share.

The team gained momentum as the match progressed.