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An increase in size or amount
“Weight gain will usually result from overeating.”
An increase in wealth or resources
“His life was consumed by a ruthless pursuit of personal gain.”
An improvement or advantage
“I made significant gain in my ability to speak French after spending several months living in Paris.”
To receive as return for effort
“You can gain valuable knowledge and experience through networking with others.”
To benefit from
“Many shrewd individuals may actually gain from this natural disaster.”
To become greater in size, extent, volume, amount, or number
“My muscles would gain in size and strength once I started going to the gym.”
To acquire more of something
“It is normal and healthy to gain weight gradually over the course of a pregnancy.”
To catch up on
“In soccer, our talented and driven team continues to gain on the rest of the world.”
To earn or get paid
“I will gain quite a substantial salary in my new role.”
To make it to
“We would finally gain the summit after an arduous climb.”
To acquire the support of
“The opposition party was able to gain a large number of supporters through their rallies.”
To become healthy again after illness or sickness
“Alex is steadily gaining after his recent bout with migraine and should be back on his feet again soon.”
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