Translation of "gain" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /ɡeɪn/
GET [ T ]

B1 to get something useful or positive

kazanmak, elde etmek
The country gained independence in 1948.
You'll gain a lot of experience working there.
gain by/from sth

to get an advantage or something valuable from something

bir şeyden yarar/çıkar elde etmek/sağlamak
Who stands to gain from the will?

B2 to increase in something such as size, weight, or amount

(beden, ağırlık, miktar vb.) artmak, çoğalmak, artış göstermek
He's gained a lot of weight in the last few months.
CLOCK [ I, T ]

If a clock or a watch gains, it works too quickly and shows a time that is later than the real time.

(saat) ileri gitmek → See also gain/lose ground , get/gain the upper hand

(Translation of “gain verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)