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Engelsk navneord: gain

1. gain (om mængde el. mål) a quantity that is added


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was an addition to property taxes this year.
They recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)addition, increase


Mindre specifikke termerindefinite quantity


Mere specifikke termeraccretion

2. gain (om egenskab) the advantageous quality of being beneficial


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)profit


Mindre specifikke termeradvantage, vantage


Mere specifikke termeraccount, gainfulness, lucrativeness, profitability, profitableness

3. gain (om egenskab) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)amplification


Mindre specifikke termerincrease, increment


Mere specifikke termerloop gain

4. gain (om forhold) the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating


Mindre specifikke termeramount, amount of money, sum, sum of money


Mere specifikke termerfinancial gain, paper profit


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)red ink, red, loss


Engelsk udsagnsord: gain

1. gain (om forhold) obtain


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDerive pleasure from one's garden.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)derive


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termerobtain


Mere specifikke termerdraw, reap

2. gain (om forhold) win something through one's efforts


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese.
Gain an understanding of international finance.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey gain the money


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acquire, win


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termercozen


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lose

3. gain (om forhold) derive a benefit from


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe profited from his vast experience.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)benefit, profit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termercapitalise, capitalize, cash in on, clear, net, profiteer, pyramid, sack, sack up, take advantage

4. gain (om bevægelse) reach a destination, either real or abstract


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe 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 starts.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arrive at, attain, hit, make, reach


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mere specifikke termeraccess, bottom out, breast, catch up, come through, culminate, find, get at, get through, ground, make, peak, run aground, scale, summit, surmount, top, top out


Kan forårsagego, locomote, move, travel


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningmake

5. gain (om konkurrence) obtain advantages, such as points, etc.


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe home team was gaining ground.
After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advance, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Mere specifikke termerhit, rack up, score, steal, tally


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)fall behind, recede, drop off, fall back, lose

6. gain (om ændring) rise in rate or price


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe stock market gained 24 points today.


Eksempler på anvendelseThe moon will soon gain


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)advance


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerclimb, mount, rise, wax

7. gain (om ændring) increase or develop


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe peace movement gained momentum.
The car gathers speed.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)gather


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerincrease

8. gain (om forhold) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHow 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.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey gain the money


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bring in, clear, earn, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeracquire, get


Mere specifikke termerbear, bring home, eke out, gross, pay, profit, rake in, rake off, shovel in, squeeze out, take home, turn a profit, yield


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningclear, make, net, sack, sack up

9. gain (i anatomi) increase (one's body weight)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)put on


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange state, turn


Mere specifikke termerfill out, flesh out, pack on, round


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)lose weight, melt off, slim, slim down, slenderize, thin, reduce









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