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Synonyms for lever
ˈlɛv ər, ˈli vərlever

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. levernoun

    a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

    Synonyms:
    lever tumbler

  2. levernoun

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

    Synonyms:
    lever tumbler

  3. lever, lever tumblerverb

    a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

    Synonyms:
    lever tumbler

  4. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmyverb

    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"

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

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  1. levernoun

    Synonyms:
    pry

    Associated words:
    fulcrum, purchase, prize, prizing

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "lever":

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

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How to use lever in a sentence?

  1. Bruce D. Porter:

    Throughout the history of the United States, war has been the primary impetus behind the growth and development of the central state. It has been the lever by which presidents and other national officials have bolstered the power of the state in the face of tenacious popular resistance.

  2. Cassie Smedile:

    With Democrats controlling every lever of our government, these efforts have only become more flagrant and pervasive. No institution, agency or classroom is off limits, the American people deserve to be made fully aware of the radical Left's schemes, and we'll continue to expose them.

  3. Eugene Gholz:

    The Chinese have wanted to cultivate that dependence and use The Chinese as a lever, and so I don't think The Chinese's any surprise that they are considering using The Chinese more dramatically.

  4. Jen Psaki:

    ( We) always get into the fun of labels around here, but I would say our focus is on solutions, clearly the numbers are enormous. This is a big challenge, and it certainly is a reflection of using every lever of the federal government to help address that.

  5. Andrew Hare:

    Pressure is on to drive overall growth, generate positive cash flow, all while keeping up with rising product costs and competition, raising prices is just one lever they can continue to pull right now, though I'm not sure for how much longer.


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