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gewinnen

  
ge•win•nen     ( gewann)   pret   ( gewonnen)   ptp  
1       vt  
a    (=siegen in)   to win  
(=erwerben, bekommen)  
to gain, to win  
[Preis, jds Herz]   to win  
jdn (für etw) gewinnen      to win sb over (to sth)  
jdn für sich gewinnen      to win sb over (to one's side)  
jdn zum Freund gewinnen      to win sb as a friend  
es gewinnt den Anschein, als ob ...      form   it would appear that ...  
das Ufer gewinnen      liter   to reach or gain liter   the bank  
Zeit gewinnen      to gain time  
was ist damit gewonnen?      what good is that?  
was ist damit gewonnen, wenn du das tust?      what is the good or use of you or your doing that?  
wie gewonnen, so zerronnen        (Prov)    easy come easy go   (prov)     
b      (als Profit)    to make (a profit of)
c    (=erzeugen)   to produce, to obtain  
[Erze etc]   to mine, to extract, to win liter     ,   (aus Altmaterial)    to reclaim, to recover
2       vi  
a    (=Sieger sein)   to win (bei, in    +dat   at)
b    (=profitieren)   to gain  
(=sich verbessern)  
to gain something  
an Bedeutung gewinnen      to gain (in) importance  
an Boden gewinnen        (fig)   to gain ground  
an Höhe gewinnen      to gain height  
an Geschwindigkeit gewinnen      to pick up or gain speed  
an Klarheit gewinnen      to gain in clarity  
sie gewinnt durch ihre neue Frisur      her new hairstyle does something for her  
sie gewinnt bei näherer Bekanntschaft      she improves on closer acquaintance  
    wagen       vt  


lieb gewinnen   lieb ge•win•nen      vt   irreg   to get or grow fond of
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
hoch gewinnen exp.
to win handsomely

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to gain time
exp.
to reclaim land ; to cultivate land ; to gain ground
[Lit.]
exp.
to reclaim land
[Lit.]
exp.
to win hands down ; to win by miles
exp.
to win favour {or} favor
exp.
to win sb over
jdn für etw gewinnen = to win sb over to sth
exp.
to gain ground
[Mil.];[Fig.]
exp.
to win by more than ten
exp.
to win the pools
exp.
to gain height ; to climb
exp.
to win sb's heart
exp.
to reach {or} gain the bank
[Liter.]
exp.
to win the election
exp.
to gain ground
[Fig.]
exp.
to gain in clarity
exp.
to gain (in) importance
exp.
to come second in the championship ; to finish as runners-up
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'gewinnen' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
kampflos gewinnen
exp.
Zeit gewinnen wollen
[Fig.]
exp.
eine Wahl gewinnen
exp.
die Oberhand gewinnen
to get {or} gain the upper hand of sb = über jdn die Oberhand gewinnen
exp.
jds Zuneigung gewinnen
exp.
an Beliebtheit gewinnen
exp.
seinen Prozess gewinnen
exp.
alle Wettbewerbe gewinnen
[Sport]
exp.
an Glaubwürdigkeit gewinnen
exp.
jds Herz/Liebe/Hand gewinnen
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