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Gain 1Definition: 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.
Gain 2Definition: Convenient;
suitable; direct; near; handy; dexterous; easy; profitable; cheap; respectable.
Gain 3Definition: That which is gained, obtained, or acquired, as increase, profit, advantage, or benefit; opposed to loss.
Gain 4Definition: The obtaining or amassing of profit or valuable
possessions; acquisition; accumulation.
Gain 5Definition: To get, as profit or advantage; to obtain or
acquire by effort or labor; as, to gain a good living.
Gain 6Definition: 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.
Gain 7Definition: To reach; to attain to; to arrive at; as, to gain the top of a mountain; to gain a good harbor.
Gain 8Definition: To get, incur, or receive, as loss, harm, or damage.
Gain 9Definition: 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
gain 10Definition: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
gain 11Definition: the advantageous quality of being beneficial
gain 12Definition: the amount by which the revenue of a business
exceeds its cost of operating
gain 13Definition: 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
gain 14Definition: increase (one''s body weight); "She gained pounds when she stopped exercising"
gain 15Definition: increase in; "gain momentum"; "gain nerve"
gain 16Definition: rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained
gain 17Definition: obtain
advantages, such as
points, etc.; "The home team was gaining ground"; "After defeating the
Blazers pulled ahead of the
Lakers in the battle for the
number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference"
gain 18Definition: reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend
gain 19Definition: win something through one''s
efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
gain 20Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new
earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He
clears each month"
gain 21Definition: derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience"
gain 22Definition: obtain; "derive pleasure from one''s garden"