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Synonyms for leverage
ˈlɛv ər ɪdʒ, ˈlɛv rɪdʒ; ˈli vər ɪdʒ, -vrɪdʒlever·age

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  1. leverageverb

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. leverage, purchasenoun

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

    purchase, leveraging

  2. leveragenoun

    strategic advantage; power to act effectively

    "relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"

    purchase, leveraging

  3. leverage, leveragingverb

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

    purchase, leveraging

  4. leverageverb

    supplement with leverage

    "leverage the money that is already available"

  5. leverageverb

    provide with leverage

    "We need to leverage this company"

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. leveragenoun

    purchase (obtained by the lever)

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  1. leveragenoun


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  1. Steven Kaplan:

    Leveraged buyouts were already challenging because of a run-up in equity valuations and regulatory curbs on leverage, so the recent volatility makes it even more difficult for private equity to put money to work.

  2. Nirgunan Tiruchelvam:

    Commodity traders are under pressure in this current market due to concerns about leverage. The fact that one of the commodity firms has bolstered its balance sheet should be a signal for others to do the same.

  3. John Kornblum:

    If you talk about her legacy, the common thread is that she has kept Europe together under very difficult circumstances, she used her leverage to keep the euro zone from breaking up, to keep Europe united on sanctions against Russia and lately to prevent a complete collapse over refugees.

  4. Jesse Hunt:

    Abrams didn't want an election loss to get in the way of her ability to leverage her political career into fame and financial success, so she paraded around the country as someone who didn't lose, those lies now sow doubt in every word that comes out of her mouth.

  5. Donald Trump:

    These comments wind up hurting your leverage as a negotiator. Or mislead the Chinese into thinking you can take a lesser deal. i want Apple to make their iPhones and all of the great things that they make in the United States.

Translations for leverage

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  • تأثير ايجابيArabic
  • Verschuldungsgrad, Hebel, Fremdkapitalaufnahme, Hebelkraft, Fremdfinanzierungsgrad, Hebelwirkung, EinflussGerman
  • μόχλευσηGreek
  • beneficiar, apalancamiento, aprovechar, palanqueo, palanca, influenciaSpanish
  • قدرت نفوذPersian
  • vaikutusvalta, vipuvoimaFinnish
  • influenceFrench
  • cumas luamháin, luamhánachtIrish
  • מינףHebrew
  • emelőerőHungarian
  • potenza, influenza, leva, approfittare, leveraggio, beneficiareItalian
  • 活用Japanese
  • 이점Korean
  • leverageLatin
  • hefboom, hefboomkracht, invloed, voordeel, leverageDutch
  • utnytte, dra fordel av, profittereNorwegian
  • wykorzystać, dźwignia finansowa, lewarowanie, wykorzystywaćPolish
  • рычагRussian
  • utjecaj, uticaj, profitirati, forsiranjeSerbo-Croatian
  • hävstångSwedish
  • kaldıraç kuvveti, manivelaTurkish
  • 槓桿作用Chinese

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