Translation of "gain" - English-Spanish dictionary

gain

verb uk /ɡeɪn/ us /ɡeɪn/

B1 to get something good

obtener
You’ll gain a lot of experience working there.

to increase

ganar, obtener
He’s gained a lot of weight in the last few months.
noun uk /ɡeɪn/ us /ɡeɪn/

an increase in something such as size, weight, or amount

aumento

(Translation of “gain” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gain

verb /ɡein/

to obtain

ganar, adquirir, obtener, conseguir
He quickly gained experience.

(often with by or from) to get (something good) by doing something

ganar
What do I have to gain by staying here?

to have an increase in (something)

aumentar, conseguir, ganar
He gained strength after his illness.

(of a clock or watch) to go too fast

adelantarse, ir adelantado
This clock gains (four minutes a day).
gain ground

to make progress

ganar terreno
She was gaining ground on the other riders in the race.

to become more influential

ganar terreno
His views were once considered unacceptable, but are now gaining ground rapidly.
gain on phrasal verb

to get or come closer to (a person, thing etc that one is chasing)

acercarse, aproximarse, ganar terreno
The horse in second place is gaining on the leader of the race.

(Translation of “gain” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)