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Synonyms for lever
ˈlɛv ər, ˈli vər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lever(noun)

    a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

    lever tumbler

  2. lever(noun)

    a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

    lever tumbler

  3. lever, lever tumbler(verb)

    a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

    lever tumbler

  4. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy(verb)

    to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

    "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

    prize, poke, intrude, treasure, nose, pry, esteem, respect, appreciate, horn in, value, jimmy, prise

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lever(n)


    Associated words:
    fulcrum, purchase, prize, prizing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "lever":

    prybar, gear, leverage, crowbar, levers, pry, leveraged, toggle

How to pronounce lever?

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How to use lever in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Webster:

    Mind is the great lever of all things.

  2. Otero County:

    I’m gonna leave either tonight or tomorrow. I’ve got a .357 Henry Big Boy rifle lever action that I’ve got in the trunk of my car and I’ve got a .357 single action revolver, the Colt Ruger Vaquero that I’ll have underneath the front seat on my right side and I will embrace my Second Amendment.

  3. Adam Cathcart:

    It's an explicit loophole, coal is a big lever for them. They're wise from the Chinese standpoint to keep some leeway (so) they're not branded as sanctions violators if a train goes from China to North Korea (carrying resources).

  4. Thomas J. Watson:

    Don't make friends who are comfortable to be with. Make friends who will force you to lever yourself up.

  5. August Pfluger:

    Energy security equals national security, this is weakening our national security.I mean for the first time in decades, we were energy independent at the end of 2019, beginning of 2020. And when you export more than you import and you're not dependent on foreign countries for your own energy needs, that's a lever of national security.

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