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1. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] a simple machine consisting of a circular frame with spokes (or a solid disc) that can rotate on a shaft or axle (as in vehicles or other machines).

Synonyms

  • paddle wheel
  • gear
  • nosewheel
  • grinding wheel
  • roller
  • sprocket wheel
  • balance wheel
  • driving wheel
  • daisy print wheel
  • balance
  • trundle
  • pinwheel
  • roulette
  • wheeled vehicle
  • felly
  • geared wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel
  • toothed wheel
  • rowel
  • potter's wheel
  • water wheel
  • simple machine
  • gear wheel
  • machine
  • felloe
  • daisy wheel
  • car wheel
  • cartwheel
  • handwheel
  • paddlewheel
  • rim
  • wagon wheel
  • ratchet wheel
  • buffing wheel
  • waterwheel
  • emery wheel

Antonyms

  • closed chain
  • unchain
  • unfasten
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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2. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] change directions as if revolving on a pivot.

Synonyms

  • go around
  • wheel around
  • revolve
  • rotate

Antonyms

  • enter
  • hop out
  • stand still
  • push

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wheel

noun. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] a handwheel that is used for steering.

Synonyms

  • handwheel
  • steering mechanism
  • steering system

Antonyms

  • layman
  • unburden
  • detach
  • unsaddle

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] wheel somebody or something.

Synonyms

  • wheel around

Antonyms

  • pull
  • unwind

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. wheel

verb. ['ˈwiːl, ˈhwiːl'] move along on or as if on wheels or a wheeled vehicle.

Synonyms

  • go
  • bowl
  • locomote
  • travel
  • troll
  • roll

Antonyms

  • follow
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • whele (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • hweogol (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. gear

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

Synonyms

  • popularize
  • pitch
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

7. 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)

8. 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)

9. 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)

10. 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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