获得( gain的过去式和过去分词 ); 赢得; 增加; （钟、表）走快
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We gained a rich supply of data which would normally be inaccessible.
It was his responsibility for foreign affairs that gained him international prestige.
Payne gained a reputation for sound, if orthodox, views.
Pretty soon it gained popularity and became big business.
However, this conclusion has not gained universal approval.
Theories may be modified as new information is gained.
VERB 获得；博得；赢得 If a person or place gains something such as an ability or quality, they gradually get more of it.
Students can gain valuable experience by working on the campus radio or magazine...
While it has lost its tranquility, the area has gained in liveliness.
VERB （从…中）受益,获益,得到好处 If you gain from something such as an event or situation, you get some advantage or benefit from it.
The company didn't disclose how much it expects to gain from the two deals...
There is absolutely nothing to be gained by feeling bitter..
It is sad that a major company should try to gain from other people's suffering.
VERB 增加（体重、速度等） To gain something such as weight or speed means to have an increase in that particular thing.
V n V amount Also V usu with supp
Some people do gain weight after they stop smoking...
The BMW started coming forward, passing the other cars and gaining speed as it approached...
She gained some 25lb in weight during her pregnancy.
VERB （尤指经努力）获得，取得 If you gain something, you obtain it, especially after a lot of hard work or effort.
They realise that passing exams is no longer enough to gain a place at university...
Their efforts helped the hostages gain their freedom.
PHRASE 为了获得利益；为了获得好处 If you do something for gain, you do it in order to get some advantage or profit for yourself, and for no other reason.
PHR after v disapproval FORMAL 正式
...buying art solely for financial gain.
PHRASE （想法、理想等）越来越流行，逐渐为人接受 If something such as an idea or an ideal gains ground, it gradually becomes more widely known or more popular.
There are strong signs that his views are gaining ground...
The Christian right has been steadily gaining ground in state politics.
PHRASE 赢得时间；争取时间 If you do something in order to gain time, you do it in order to give yourself enough time to think of an excuse or a way out of a difficult situation.
I hoped to gain time by keeping him talking.