Synonyms for Gained:

v.

approached (verb)
Approached, come, closed, Impended, Neared, Came, accessed, Converged, Loomed, advanced.
captured (verb)
occupied, Got, Captured, secured, Achieved, Snared, Obtained, seized, Collared, taken, Caught, Took, Snatched, won, Gotten, arrested, apprehended, abducted.

Other synonyms:

adj.
won.

Usage examples for Gained

  1. There was nothing to be gained by telling her in any case; so he decided to bear the burden alone. – Green Fancy by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. " But it seems to me that you have gained knowledge of this through a woman- through Katharine Harcomb," I suggested. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  3. He had some knowledge, though how he had gained it Sutch could not guess. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason