gain englannista suomeksi
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To acquire possession of.
''Looks like you've gained a new friend.''
To have or receive advantage or profit; to acquire gain; to grow rich; to advance in interest, health, or happiness; to make progress.
''The sick man gains daily.''
To come off winner or victor in; to be successful in; to obtain by competition.
''to gain a battle; to gain a case at law''
1883, (w), ''(w)'' Merry Adventures of Robin Hood/Chapter V|Chapter V
- Then they had bouts of wrestling and of cudgel play, so that every day they gained in skill and strength.
To be more likely to catch or overtake an individual.
''I'm gaining (on you).''
''to gain the top of a mountain''
1907, (w), ''The Iron Heel'':
- Ernest laughed harshly and savagely when he had gained the street.
To draw into any interest or party; to win to one's side; to conciliate.
- If he shall hear thee, thou hast gained thy brother.
- to gratify the queen, and gain the court
To on weight.
''I've been gaining.''
(senseid) To run fast.
The act of gaining; acquisition.
1855, (w), ''Maude''
- the lust of gain, in the spirit of Cain
What is gained.
The factor by which a signal is multiplied.
1987, John Borwick, ''Sound recording practice'' (page 238)
- There follows the high and low-frequency replay equalization, which normally involves two adjustments with a further control allowing the replay gain to be set.
''the gainest way ''
''gain quiet (= fairly/pretty quiet)''
(soft mutation of)