Pronunciation of Gain
/ɡˈe͡ɪn/, /ɡˈeɪn/, /ɡ_ˈeɪ_n/
Antonyms for gain:
Synonyms for gain:
seize on, buy, scrounge, reunite, perquisite, exact, teach, harvest, accrue, fall into, bag, jump at, opportunism, mooch, prosper, convalesce, throw together, wrest, get out of, opportunist, nab, capitalize on, trade on, latch onto, inherit, reclaim, tap, score off, bludge, scoop up.
get hold of, latch onto.
Other synonyms and related words:
accretion, earn, appreciate, make, increase, receive, have, arrive, return, find, get ahead, get to, arrive at, come by, get along, reach, carry, increment, accession, procure, make headway, amplification, come to, rise, growth, augmentation, HIT, acquire, avail, gain ground, attain, fetch, strike.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 11 (noun)
realize, win, realise, arrive at, make, derive, gain ground, amplification, put on, attain, benefit, addition, pull ahead, reach, profit, earn, increase, HIT, advance, get ahead, make headway, clear, bring in.
acquire, win (verb)
make, attain, land, have, get, build up, obtain, clear, accomplish, capture, achieve, reach, expand, earn, grow, bring in, procure, promote, rack up, gather, enlarge, secure, reap, realize, collect, harvest, net, succeed, score, improve.
Usage examples for gain:
- That which she might gain was so much! - "The Duke's Children", Anthony Trollope.
- " Then you can wait for that time," said Jack, " for you will gain no information from me." - "The Second String", Nat Gould.
- You think they'll trust the girls and make friends with them and, later, an older person will be able to gain their confidence. - "Rainbow Hill", Josephine Lawrence.