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