Synonyms for gain

Synonyms for (noun) gain

Synonyms: amplification, gain

Definition: the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

Similar words: increase, increment

Definition: the amount by which something increases

Usage: they proposed an increase of 15 percent in the fare


Synonyms: profit, gain

Definition: the advantageous quality of being beneficial

Similar words: vantage, advantage

Definition: the quality of having a superior or more favorable position

Usage: the experience gave him the advantage over me


Synonyms: gain

Definition: the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

Similar words: sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money

Definition: a quantity of money

Usage: he borrowed a large sum; the amount he had in cash was insufficient


Synonyms: addition, increase, gain

Definition: a quantity that is added

Usage: there was an addition to property taxes this year; they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks

Similar words: indefinite quantity

Definition: an estimated quantity

Synonyms for (verb) gain

Synonyms: gain, put on

Definition: increase (one's body weight)

Usage: She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising

Similar words: turn, change state

Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election


Synonyms: gain, gather

Definition: increase or develop

Usage: the peace movement gained momentum; the car gathers speed

Similar words: increase

Definition: become bigger or greater in amount

Usage: The amount of work increased


Synonyms: gain, advance

Definition: rise in rate or price

Usage: The stock market gained 24 points today

Similar words: climb, wax, mount, rise

Definition: go up or advance

Usage: Sales were climbing after prices were lowered


Synonyms: gain, acquire, win

Definition: win something through one's efforts

Usage: I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese; Gain an understanding of international finance

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in

Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

Usage: How much do you make a month in your new job?; She earns a lot in her new job; this merger brought in lots of money; He clears $5,000 each month

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: profit, gain, benefit

Definition: derive a benefit from

Usage: She profited from his vast experience

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: derive, gain

Definition: obtain

Usage: derive pleasure from one's garden

Similar words: obtain

Definition: come into possession of

Usage: How did you obtain the visa?