Definition Of gain

verb

an increase in wealth or resources.

the mayor was accused of using municipal funds for personal gain

increase the amount or rate of (something, typically weight or speed).

she had gradually gained weight since her wedding

obtain or secure (something desired, favorable, or profitable).

a process that has gained the confidence of the industry

Example Of gain

  • a gain of 25 cent

  • a balance between water loss and water gain

  • A number of factors determine the gain of a laser amplifier, including input signal strength.

  • amplifier gain

  • An airplane in a spin does not gain airspeed and its rate of descent is relatively slow.


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