Definitions For Gain


  • The amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input
  • The advantageous quality of being beneficial
  • The amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating
  • A quantity that is added
  • Something wanted or valued that is gotten : something that is gained ; especially : money gotten through some activity or process
  • Something that is helpful : advantage or benefit
  • An increase in amount, size, or number


  • Increase (one's body weight)
  • Increase or develop
  • Rise in rate or price
  • Obtain advantages, such as points, etc.
  • Reach a destination, either real or abstract
  • Win something through one's efforts
  • Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • Derive a benefit from
  • Obtain
  • To get (something wanted or valued)
  • To win (something) in a competition, battle, etc.
  • To gradually get (something) or more of (something) as time passes

Is Gain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
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Words with Friends

The word Gain is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Gain in a Sentence

  • The medication can cause nausea and weight gain.
  • Attributed her recent weight gain to the medication she was taking
  • They stand to gain an advantage over their competitors by getting an early start.
  • What do you hope to gain from this?
  • gain control of the territory

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