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1. gear

verb. ['ˈgɪr'] set the level or character of.

Synonyms

  • popularize
  • pitch
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Gear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

How do you pronounce gear?

Pronounce gear as gɪr.

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Sentences with gear


1. Adjective
Differential oil, or gear oil, for all intents and purposes is a type of motor oil.

2. Noun, singular or mass
If you visit in the rainy season, September through November, bring rain gear and water resistant clothing.

Quotes about gear


1. My biggest failure is 'Metal Gear.' It's my biggest failure and my biggest success.
- Hideo Kojima

2. Whiskey's to tough, Champagne costs too much, Vodka puts my mouth in gear. I hope this refrain, Will help me explain, As a matter of fact, I like beer.
- Tom T. Hall

3. Ride?"Rhage snorted. "Please. That thing is a sewing machine with an air dam taped to it. My GTO could dust the fucker in fourth gear from a dead stop."When there was an odd sound from behind, John looked back. So did the three Brothers. "What."Xhex bristled and crossed her arms over her chest. "I can laugh, you know. And that's . . . pretty damn funny."Rhage beamed. "I knew I liked you.
- J.R. Ward, Lover Mine

2. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.

Synonyms

  • worm gear
  • spur gear
  • escape wheel
  • bevel gear
  • planet wheel
  • pinion and ring gear
  • planet gear
  • sun gear
  • planetary gear
  • geared wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel
  • spur wheel
  • tooth
  • gear wheel
  • pinion and crown wheel
  • cog
  • epicyclic gear
  • pinion
  • worm wheel
  • rack and pinion

Antonyms

  • walk
  • disjoin
  • enable
  • rural area

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

3. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle).

Synonyms

  • first
  • third
  • low
  • high
  • mechanism
  • gearset
  • steering gear
  • first gear
  • transmission system
  • reverse
  • reverse gear
  • gear mechanism
  • transmission
  • second gear
  • low gear
  • high gear
  • second
  • third gear

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • closing
  • latter

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

4. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.

Synonyms

  • reduction gear
  • engine
  • epicyclic gear train
  • power train
  • wheelwork
  • geartrain
  • epicyclic train
  • train

Antonyms

  • cardinal
  • tall
  • superior
  • up

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

5. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc..

Synonyms

  • rigging
  • stable gear
  • outfit
  • saddlery
  • appurtenance
  • fishing gear
  • tack
  • fishing tackle
  • equipment
  • paraphernalia
  • kit
  • regalia
  • rig
  • tackle

Antonyms

  • late
  • middle
  • last
  • secondary

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)
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