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Synonyms for gear
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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)

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

    Synonyms:
    cogwheel, cog, gearwheel

  2. 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, cog, cogwheel

  3. gear(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cogwheel, cog

  4. gear(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    gearwheel, cogwheel, cog

  5. gear(noun)

    stuff.

    Synonyms:
    cogwheel, cog, gearwheel

  6. gear(noun)

    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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

How to pronounce gear?

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British
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Karen
Australian
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Veena
Indian

How to say gear in sign language?

  1. gear

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Translations for gear

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  • 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
  • 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

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