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Synonyms for gear
gɪərgear

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Wiktionary

  1. gearnoun

    Synonyms:
    cog, gearwheel, cogwheel

  2. gearnoun

    equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cog, cogwheel

  3. gearnoun

    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:
    cogwheel, cog, gearwheel

  4. gearnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cogwheel, cog

  5. gearnoun

    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. gearnoun

    stuff.

    Synonyms:
    cog, gearwheel, cogwheel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gear, gear wheel, geared wheel, cogwheelnoun

    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, trainnoun

    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 mechanismnoun

    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, appurtenanceverb

    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, pitchverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gearnoun

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

  2. gearnoun

    Synonyms:
    harness, caparison, rigging, trappings, equipments

  3. gearnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gearnoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gear":

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

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How to use gear in a sentence?

  1. Kane Ray:

    In the A320 family, accidents and incidents range from fan-cowl detachment, landing gear collapse, bird strikes right through to hull-losses through pilot error, most aircraft have teething problems and in most cases these are eradicated. Very rarely, these issues cause disasters -- largely because of a culmination of factors that lead to the event.

  2. Peter Greste:

    He was just as surprised as anybody that he was asked to pack his small amount of gear and be ready to leave.

  3. Peter Hargreaves:

    It would be the biggest stimulus to get our butts in gear that we have ever had, it will be like Dunkirk again.

  4. Denny Hamlin:

    I think it was very important for our team in general to just be different, i guarantee that this drop of this special( McDonald's) collection will get eaten up very, very quickly, probably by the younger demographic, and next thing you know you have people wearing NASCAR gear again.

  5. Robert Travis:

    I gauged how many bees were there, how active they were, we decided we needed to use the bucket truck. So we had the truck respond, and I got all my gear ready and went up there — just nice and calm and collected — I vacuumed them all up very lightly.


Translations for gear

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  • vybavení, ozubené kolo, převod, soukolíCzech
  • udstyrDanish
  • Gangschaltung, Zahnrad, Gang, AusrüstungGerman
  • εξοπλισμός, οδοντωτός τροχός, ταχύτητα, σχέση, σύνεργαGreek
  • dentradoEsperanto
  • engranaje, equipo, marcha, cambio, velocidadSpanish
  • vaihde, ratas, vaihteisto, varusteet, hammasratasFinnish
  • passer ses vitesses, vitesse, engrenageFrench
  • acmhainnIrish
  • cuibhle-ghèar, uidheam, gèarScottish Gaelic
  • गियरHindi
  • felszerelésHungarian
  • gigiIndonesian
  • gír, tannhjólIcelandic
  • marcia, equipaggiamento, attrezzo, ingranaggio, ingranare, parafernalia, cambioItalian
  • גלגל שינייםHebrew
  • 歯車, ギアJapanese
  • ಗೇರ್Kannada
  • calcesLatin
  • zobratsLatvian
  • пренос, брзина, опрема, запченикMacedonian
  • utstyr, tannhjul, girNorwegian
  • schakelen, overbrenging, tandwiel, versnelling, in een versnelling komenDutch
  • utstyr, tannhjul, girNorwegian Nynorsk
  • biegPolish
  • engrenar, velocidade, marcha, câmbio, equipamento, engrenagemPortuguese
  • roată dințată, schimbător de viteză, cutie de vitezeRomanian
  • зубчатое колесо, шестерёнка, передача, скорость, привод, трансмиссия, шестерняRussian
  • zupčanik, степен преноса, брзина, опрема, brzina, stepen prenosa, зупчаник, opremaSerbo-Croatian
  • prevod, ozubené kolesoSlovak
  • opremaSlovene
  • växel, utrustning, kugghjulSwedish
  • vitesTurkish
  • Hộp sốVietnamese
  • 齿轮Chinese

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