Adjective "Gaining" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Gaining


    Definition:

    1. to get (something desired), especially as a result of one's efforts: to gain possession of an object; to gain permission to enter a country.

    2. to acquire as an increase or addition: to gain weight; to gain speed.

    3. to obtain as a profit: He gained ten dollars by this deal.

    4. to win; get in competition: to gain the prize.

    5. to win (someone) to one's own side or point of view; persuade (sometimes followed by over): to gain supporters.

    6. (of a wa

    Origin:
    gain

    Examples:

    "entries can be gaining."

    "supports can be gaining."

    "memberships can be gaining."

    "experiences can be gaining."

    "controls can be gaining."

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