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Spell Check of gain

Correct spelling: gain

Definition of gain:

1) rise in rate or price; " The stock market gained 24 points today"

2) the amount of increase in signal power or voltage or current expressed as the ratio of output to input

3) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; " How much do you make a month in your new job?"; " She earns a lot in her new job"; " this merger brought in lots of money"; " He clears $ 5, 000 each month"

4) obtain; " derive pleasure from one's garden"

5) the advantageous quality of being beneficial

6) the amount by which the revenue of a business exceeds its cost of operating

7) a quantity that is added; " there was an addition to property taxes this year"; " they recorded the cattle's gain in weight over a period of weeks"

8) increase in; " gain momentum"; " gain nerve"

9) obtain advantages, such as points, etc.; " The home team was gaining ground"; " After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number- one playoff berth in the Western Conference"

10) increase ( one's body weight); " She gained 20 pounds when she stopped exercising"

11) acquire or gain knowledge or skills; " She learned dancing from her sister"; " I learned Sanskrit"; " Children acquire language at an amazing rate"

12) reach a destination, either real or abstract; " We hit Detroit by noon"; " The water reached the doorstep"; " We barely made it to the finish line"; " I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts"

13) derive a benefit from; " She profited from his vast experience"

Common misspellings:

  • gian (21%)
  • gaing (12%)
  • gaine (12%)
  • gane (7%)
  • gan (7%)
  • gaint (6%)
  • gai (4%)
  • gaim (3%)
  • gaiin (3%)
  • agin (2%)

Examples of usage:

1) Time is for some to gain, Time is for some to lose; Time is for some to hand, But then they cannot choose.

2) Only by special searching into all these regions of knowledge can one to- day gain a complete grasp of the situation.

3) Gain- gain alone to thee is sweet.

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