Usage examples "gain":
In the last respect, however, we gain
more perhaps than we lose. - "George Du Maurier, the Satirist of the Victorians",
T. Martin Wood.
So she came to him in the night, with a drink, and said: " I give you this in hopes I'll gain
more drink by you." - "Myths and Folk Tales of Ireland",
" The roof is safe," thought he, as he withdrew from the window; " and now I do not know whether the loss of the veranda may not prove a gain
to us." - "The Pirate",