What is another word for leverage?

Synonyms for leverage
ˈlɛv ər ɪdʒ, ˈlɛv rɪdʒ; ˈli vər ɪdʒ, -vrɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leverage, purchase(noun)

    the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever

    purchase, leveraging

  2. leverage(noun)

    strategic advantage; power to act effectively

    "relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"

    purchase, leveraging

  3. leverage, leveraging(verb)

    investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)

    purchase, leveraging

  4. leverage(verb)

    supplement with leverage

    "leverage the money that is already available"

  5. leverage(verb)

    provide with leverage

    "We need to leverage this company"


  1. leverage(verb)

    financial leverage, mechanical advantage, operating leverage, exploit, use

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leverage(n.)

    purchase (obtained by the lever)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. leverage(n)


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  1. Simon Wilson-Taylor:

    This is a full execution management system where clients can organise all of their upstream and downstream processes, this had largely been a manual process which has been semi-automated by platforms like FX Connect, but it has never been fully digitised. That's what we've cracked with Molten Markets, but in the past we have lacked the scale to fully leverage the solution, this is where EBS BrokerTec comes in.

  2. Robert Persons:

    (We're recommending) to wait for the BBB big issuers to come and to take advantage of that as opposed to trying to move into Single As and run the risk of that company deciding to leverage up and merge.

  3. Eswar Prasad:

    The Trump administration seems to regard overt threats, including tariffs and repudiation of previous agreements, as a key element for gaining leverage in trade negotiations.

  4. Benjamin Fanger:

    When you buy a pool of 1,000 corporate loans across an entire province that are already in default, you're going to have to sue a few businesses to create some leverage to get paid back.

  5. Yvan Sagnet:

    They refuse to allow workers to bring food or water. They force them to pay 5 euros each for transport to the fields and to return to the ghettos to sleep at night. They sell food, panini for 3.50 euros and bottles of water for 1.50 euros, often they take workers' papers if they have any documents at all, using this as leverage to keep them from fleeing and making them a kind of slave. They charge them rent in the ghettos, they even make them pay for old tyres to burn for heat and warmth in winter.

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  • تأثير ايجابيArabic
  • Einfluss, Hebelwirkung, Hebelkraft, Hebel, Fremdkapitalaufnahme, Fremdfinanzierungsgrad, VerschuldungsgradGerman
  • μόχλευσηGreek
  • apalancamiento, aprovechar, influencia, palanca, beneficiar, palanqueoSpanish
  • قدرت نفوذPersian
  • vipuvoima, vaikutusvaltaFinnish
  • influenceFrench
  • luamhánacht, cumas luamháinIrish
  • מינףHebrew
  • emelőerőHungarian
  • beneficiare, leveraggio, approfittare, leva, influenza, potenzaItalian
  • 活用Japanese
  • 이점Korean
  • leverageLatin
  • voordeel, hefboomkracht, hefboom, invloed, leverageDutch
  • profittere, dra fordel av, utnytteNorwegian
  • wykorzystać, wykorzystywać, lewarowanie, dźwignia finansowaPolish
  • рычагRussian
  • forsiranje, profitirati, uticaj, utjecajSerbo-Croatian
  • hävstångSwedish
  • manivela, kaldıraç kuvvetiTurkish
  • 槓桿作用Chinese

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