gain on

Definition of gain on

  1. :  to come nearer to (someone or something that is ahead in a race or competition) She was still leading at the halfway point, but the other runners were gaining on her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  resources or advantage acquired or increased :  profit

    :  the act or process of acquiring something

    :  an increase in amount, magnitude, or degree

  1. :  to acquire or get possession of usually by industry, merit, or craft

    :  to win in competition or conflict

    :  to arrive at :  reach, attain

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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