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According to WordNet, the verb "gain" has 9 sense(s).

202290461 derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience".

201111028 obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; "The 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".

202292125 obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden".

200157462 increase or develop; "the peace movement gained momentum"; "the car gathers speed".

200158222 rise in rate or price; "The stock market gained 24 points today".

200046151 increase (one's body weight); "She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising".

202020590 reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We 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".

202288295 win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance".

202289295 earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "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".


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