Definition for Gain (-s)

gain (-s), n. [ON gagn.] (webplay: come, conceive, good, grow, hopes, industry, living, lose, measures, mountain, reach, rich, sea, shoulder, take, things, victory, whole, wind).

  1. Shock; stir; excitement; stunned feeling; quickening of heart rate; [fig.] lightning; surge in voltage; charge of electricity.
  2. Blessing; benefit; opposite of loss; [fig.] life; love; poetic inspiration.
  3. Favor; reward; booty; distinction; higher degree.
  4. Profit; increase.

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