- a measure of the increase in signal amplitude produced by an amplifier, expressed as the ratio of output to input.
- the effectiveness of a directional antenna as compared with a standard, nondirectional one.
OTHER WORDS FOR gain
Idioms about gain
Origin of gain1
synonym study for gain
OTHER WORDS FROM gaingain·a·ble, adjectiveun·gain·a·ble, adjective
Other definitions for gain (2 of 2)
Origin of gain2
How to use gain in a sentence
Rather, as it’s done many times over the years, the chip industry will get creative with the design of its core product to realize gains for another decade.Moore’s Law Lives: Intel Says Chips Will Pack 50 Times More Transistors|Jason Dorrier|August 23, 2020|Singularity Hub
Stocks were cruising to another day of gains on Wednesday when the Fed went and spoiled the party—well, spoiled it for most stocks not named Apple.The Fed’s bearish outlook puts the global stocks rally on pause|Bernhard Warner|August 20, 2020|Fortune
The market’s huge gains have been slowing in recent weeks, and many investors say the easiest gains have been made.S&P 500 hits a new record, erasing last of pandemic losses|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
While crediting liberalism for leading to the gains of the modern feminist movement, LGBT rights and the civil rights movement, it suggests almost total victory was reached in those fields by the end of the 1980s.American Fringes: The Intellectual Dark Web Declares Its Independence|Nick Fouriezos|August 11, 2020|Ozy
Whether you’re a start-up or a long-time business, your current budget influences your future financial goals and gains.10 Reasons why marketers use data to make budgeting decisions|Kimberly Grimms|July 28, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Consumers are also gaining the ability to take the designs into their own hands as 3D printing becomes more accessible.
Later studies showed that only gaining weight and the return of natural menstruation help improve bone density.
Sudan has been plagued by years of political instability, which has prevented tourism from gaining traction.
Gaining access to them can be fairly easy, which could make them more vulnerable to attack, researchers say.
A third group, Al-Hirak Al Janoubi, is gaining ground with calls for southern Yemen to secede.
Every day they are gaining more strength, as is seen by the presence of so many of them on this coast.
The expression fitted best the cruder, more sordid method of gaining possession of this woman.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
The countess-dowager sat fanning herself quietly: for her daughter's words were gaining ground.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Belle Ringold was very shrewd, young as she was, in the arts of gaining and holding the attention of young men.The Campfire Girls of Roselawn|Margaret Penrose
She had heard in books of girls writing poetry, romance, history—gaining fifties and hundreds.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
British Dictionary definitions for gain (1 of 3)
- to get nearer (to) or catch up (on)
- to get farther away (from)
- to obtain extra time by a delay or postponement
- (of a timepiece) to operate too fast
Derived forms of gaingainable, adjective
Word Origin for gain
British Dictionary definitions for gain (2 of 3)
Word Origin for gain
British Dictionary definitions for gain (3 of 3)
Medical definitions for gain
Other Idioms and Phrases with gain
In addition to the idiom beginning with gain
- gain ground
- ill-gotten gains
- no pain, no gain
- nothing ventured, nothing gained