A quantity that is added:
— They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.
Dutch: aangroei, aanwas, stijging, toename
The advantageous quality of being beneficial.
Polish: profit, zysk, interes, beneficjum, korzyść, pożytek
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.
Polish: przychód, wpływ
Dutch: behalen, boeken, halen
Win something through one's efforts:
— Gain an understanding of international finance.
Dutch: komen, nemen, scheppen, verkrijgen, verwerven, winnen
Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.:
— The home team was gaining ground.
Rise in rate or price:
— The stock market gained 24 points today.
Increase or develop:
— The peace movement gained momentum.
Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
Dutch: doen, opbrengen, verdienen
Increase (one's body weight):
— She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising.
synonym: put on.
Dutch: aankomen, verdikken
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