Definitions of Gained

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Usage examples for Gained

  1. The girl went back into her small world with a new knowledge gained the knowledge that in all and through all we are really quite alone. – From One Generation to Another by Henry Seton Merriman
  2. Presently he gained on her. – Love's Usuries by Louis Creswicke
  3. Charley was about to call good- bye, also, but the words died on his lips, for almost the first face that he saw, beyond the captain, as he gained the deck, was the face of the long- nosed man. – Gold Seekers of '49 by Edwin L. Sabin
  4. My object is gained – Fiesco or, The Genoese Conspiracy A Tragedy by Frederich Schiller
  5. Each day Frances gained in health and strength. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  6. Then they bade fetch hither Etzel's men, who now would fain have taken their leave, whatever the end might be, whether they gained or lost their suit. – The Nibelungenlied by Unknown
  7. He gained the bushes and discovered that he had come to a road. – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  8. Tim Phelan's gained his cause!" – Paddy Finn by W. H. G. Kingston
  9. Then I tried to hold to the line thus gained as best I could. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  10. She began to move as she spoke, and he walked beside her in silence till they had gained the seat she pointed out. – The Fruit of the Tree by Edith Wharton
  11. In a short time we gained a spot where the trees grew close down to the bank. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  12. The three retraced their steps and gave Gideon and the wife the information gained – Watch Yourself Go By by Al. G. Field
  13. So Barbarina had gained her purpose. – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  14. The danger gave me strength, and I gained upon them. – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  15. The end was gained for better, for worse. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  16. Or, rather, it was as if she had gained the power of seeing in the dark. – The Marquis of Lossie by George MacDonald
  17. We have gained one and lost one. – Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore by Pauline Lester
  18. Has it gained some experience? – The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck
  19. Thus nothing had been gained and nothing lost. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  20. Jimmie Dale gained five yards, another five, and another ten. – The Further Adventures of Jimmie Dale by Frank L. Packard