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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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