What are some alternative words for gear?

Synonyms for gear
gɪər

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term gear.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheel(noun)

    a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear wheel, geared wheel, train, gearing, gear mechanism, appurtenance, power train, cogwheel, paraphernalia

  2. gearing, gear, geartrain, power train, train(noun)

    wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

    "the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain"

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear wheel, string, geared wheel, railroad train, train, gearing, gear mechanism, wagon train, appurtenance, power train, cogwheel, caravan, paraphernalia

  3. gear, gear mechanism(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    geartrain, gear wheel, geared wheel, train, gearing, gear mechanism, appurtenance, power train, cogwheel, paraphernalia

  4. gear, paraphernalia, appurtenance(verb)

    equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

    Synonyms:
    add-on, geartrain, gear wheel, geared wheel, accessory, train, gearing, gear mechanism, appurtenance, power train, cogwheel, supplement, paraphernalia

  5. gear, pitch(verb)

    set the level or character of

    "She pitched her speech to the teenagers in the audience"

    Synonyms:
    set up, vend, toss, huckster, lurch, slope, peddle, pitch, hawk, shift, tilt, flip, cant over, monger, deliver, incline, cant, sky, slant

Wiktionary

  1. gear(noun)

    Synonyms:
    cogwheel, cog, gearwheel

  2. gear(noun)

    (mostly British (Scouse)) great or fantastic

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cog, cogwheel

  3. gear(noun)

    a wheel with grooves (teeth) engraved on the outer circumference, such that two such devices can interlock and convey motion from one to the other.

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cogwheel, cog

  4. gear(noun)

    a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cogwheel, cog

  5. gear(noun)

    A configuration of the transmission of an motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque

    Synonyms:
    cogwheel, cog, gearwheel

  6. gear(noun)

    stuff.

    Synonyms:
    cog, gearwheel, cogwheel

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gear(n.)

    Synonyms:
    APPAREL, dress, furniture, accoutrements, ornaments, TOGGERY

  2. gear(n.)

    Synonyms:
    harness, caparison, rigging, trappings, equipments

  3. gear(n.)

    Synonyms:
    gearing, toothed wheels, series of cog-wheels

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gear(n)

    Synonyms:
    rigging, tackle, gearing, mechanism, draught-gear, accouterments, trappings

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    sprocket, pinion, lever, equipment, braking, gears, speed, devices, speeds

How to pronounce gear?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say gear in sign language?

  1. gear

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#540equipment
#969speed
#1567string
#1730devices
#1842gear
#2505train
#2872sky
#3338deliver
#3711shift
#3868accessory
#5078supplement
#6268pitch
#7071cant
#7356flip
#8046speeds
#8418hawk
#8479slope
#10154tilt
#10396caravan
#12422lever
#14874toss
#14941gears
#21794braking
#22421slant
#25369cog
#26474gearing
#27916incline
#36668pinion
#37808paraphernalia
#39311sprocket
#66209lurch
#69485vend
#70257peddle
#71860monger
#148537huckster
#223810appurtenance
#314890cogwheel

How to use gear in a sentence?

  1. Kenny White:

    They just left me. I was the starting quarterback and they just left me, one of the biggest things Kenny White taught me was to be on time and be responsible. If it weren't for the athletic director who drove past and saw me standing on the side of the road with my gear, I wouldn't have made the game.

  2. John McEnroe:

    You've still got to put those guys ahead of the other guys. They just know how to get it done, but Medvedev to me is Russian Daniil Medvedev that has the best chance of winning it right now. Russian Daniil Medvedev showed a gear that we haven't seen at the U.S. Open.

  3. The FSB:

    As a result of (house) searches a large quantity of computer equipment was confiscated along with communications gear, bank cards in false names, and also financial documents and significant amounts of cash confirming the illegal nature of their activity.

  4. Brett Bruen:

    There is an incredibly high level of suspicion, distrust of anything that speaks of intelligence, people will look past Grenell's bravado and boastfulness as long as Richard Grenell is wearing a civilian uniform, but now, donning the spy gear and trying to convey a message about why Germany should support us on Iran or Russia or the spread of extremism is just a nonstarter.

  5. Andrew Miller:

    Some are even using scuba gear, we have doctors and nurses who have been disciplined for trying to wear a mask at work. It's a situation full of conflict and confusion.


Translations for gear

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • převod, vybavení, ozubené kolo, soukolíCzech
  • udstyrDanish
  • Zahnrad, Gangschaltung, Gang, AusrüstungGerman
  • εξοπλισμός, ταχύτητα, οδοντωτός τροχός, σχέση, σύνεργαGreek
  • dentradoEsperanto
  • cambio, velocidad, engranaje, marcha, equipoSpanish
  • vaihteisto, ratas, varusteet, vaihde, hammasratasFinnish
  • vitesse, engrenage, passer ses vitessesFrench
  • acmhainnIrish
  • gèar, cuibhle-ghèar, uidheamScottish Gaelic
  • gigiIndonesian
  • tannhjól, gírIcelandic
  • cambio, ingranaggio, parafernalia, equipaggiamento, attrezzo, marcia, ingranareItalian
  • גלגל שינייםHebrew
  • ギア, 歯車Japanese
  • calcesLatin
  • zobratsLatvian
  • брзина, опрема, запченик, преносMacedonian
  • gir, utstyr, tannhjulNorwegian
  • overbrenging, versnelling, tandwiel, schakelen, in een versnelling komenDutch
  • tannhjul, gir, utstyrNorwegian Nynorsk
  • biegPolish
  • marcha, equipamento, engrenagem, câmbio, velocidade, engrenarPortuguese
  • roată dințată, schimbător de viteză, cutie de vitezeRomanian
  • передача, скорость, шестерёнка, зубчатое колесо, трансмиссия, шестерня, приводRussian
  • зупчаник, stepen prenosa, brzina, опрема, брзина, степен преноса, zupčanik, opremaSerbo-Croatian
  • ozubené koleso, prevodSlovak
  • opremaSlovene
  • kugghjul, utrustning, växelSwedish
  • vitesTurkish
  • 齿轮Chinese

Get even more translations for gear »

Translation

Find a translation for the gear synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Images & Illustrations of gear

  1. gear
    gear
    gear
    gear
    gear

Discuss these gear synonyms with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"gear." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 30 May 2020. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/gear>.

Are we missing a good synonym for gear?

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for gear:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.