gained meaning


    Definition of gained in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFgainSGgainsPRgainingPREgain-
    1. simple past tense and past participle of gain.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Rich countries are backsliding on their commitment to agree to new WTO measures to help people in poor countries gain access to affordable medicines. — Oxfam press release, 24 June 2002
        • They're gaining on you; you'd better hit the gas, now!
        • Learning to make a pinch pot is a great way to gain some experience with manipulating soft clay.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Gaining the more open water, the bracing breeze waxed fresh; the little Moss tossed the quick foam from her bows, as a young colt his snortings. — Herman Melville, Moby-Dick.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Verbs
        • Verb forms
          • Participles
            • Past participles
            • Verb simple past forms

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. fr gainé
        2. fr gaine
        3. en gain'd
        4. en gaited
        5. en pained
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of gained for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "gained" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
        Difficultness: Level 1
        Easy     ➨     Difficult
        Definiteness: Level 1
        Definite    ➨     Versatile