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Translation of "gain" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of gain from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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