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Synonyms for gear

Synonyms for (noun) gear

Synonyms: gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel Definition: a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Similar words: wheel Definition: a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines)

Synonyms: paraphernalia, appurtenance, gear Definition: equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Similar words: equipment Definition: an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Synonyms: gear, gear mechanism Definition: a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Similar words: mechanism Definition: device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function

Synonyms: gear, gearing, geartrain, power train, train Definition: wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed Usage: the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

Similar words: wheelwork Definition: mechanical device including an arrangement of wheel in a machine (especially a train of gears)

Synonyms for (verb) gear

Synonyms: gear, pitch Definition: set the level or character of Usage: She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience

Similar words: accommodate, adapt Definition: make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose Usage: Adapt our native cuisine to the available food resources of the new country