[n] the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
[n] the advantageous quality of being beneficial
[n] the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
[n] 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"
[v] increase (one's body weight)
[v] increase in; "gain momentum"; "gain nerve"
[v] rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today"
[v] 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"
[v] reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made the plane"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"
[v] win something through one's efforts
[v] 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"
[v] derive benefit from
[v] obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"
More Gain Links
- See poems containing the word: Gain.
- See quotes containing the word: Gain.
- How many syllables are in Gain.
- What rhymes with Gain?
addition, advance, advance, amplification, arrive at, attain, benefit, bring in, clear, derive, earn, gain ground, get ahead, hit, increase, make, make, make headway, profit, pull ahead, pull in, put on, reach, realise, realize, take in, win, win
drop off, fall back, fall behind, lose, lose, lose weight, loss, melt off, recede, reduce, slenderize, slim, slim down, thin