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1. lever

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝ, ˈliːvɝ'] a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum.

Synonyms

  • cant dog
  • bar
  • pedal
  • stick
  • tappet
  • tire iron
  • crowbar
  • control stick
  • trigger
  • spark lever
  • gun trigger
  • dog hook
  • peavy
  • hand throttle
  • foot pedal
  • pry bar
  • tiller
  • foot lever
  • pry
  • valve rocker
  • pinch bar
  • joystick
  • rocker arm
  • fulcrum
  • key
  • compound lever
  • treadle
  • tire tool
  • peavey
  • wrecking bar

Antonyms

  • free
  • allow
  • permit
  • unbar

Etymology

  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (French)
  • levare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Lever

  • nonbeliever
  • vandever
  • retriever
  • reliever
  • receiver
  • mckeever
  • mcgeever
  • believer
  • stever
  • steever
  • schriever
  • griever
  • greever
  • driever
  • cleaver
  • achiever
  • wever
  • weaver
  • siever
  • seever
  • seaver
  • reever
  • reaver
  • leever
  • leaver
  • keever
  • fever
  • dever
  • deaver
  • cheever

Example sentences of the word lever


1. Adverb
Locate the take down lever on the side of the P220 just above the trigger.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Fold the bench seat down and then pull the lever on the left side of the bench seat.

Quotes containing the word lever


1. Greed is your god, Kaz."He almost laughed at that. "No, Inej. Greed bows to me. It is my servant and my lever.
- Leigh Bardugo, Six of Crows

2. He knew instinctively the cardinal function of a teacher – which is a stout lever to raw mass.
- John Horne Burns, Lucifer with a Book

2. lever

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝ, ˈliːvɝ'] a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock.

Synonyms

  • tumbler
  • lever tumbler

Antonyms

  • walk
  • detach
  • dislodge

Etymology

  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (French)
  • levare (Latin)

3. lever

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝ, ˈliːvɝ'] a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum.

Synonyms

  • machine

Antonyms

  • move
  • atonality

Etymology

  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (French)
  • levare (Latin)

4. lever

verb. ['ˈlɛvɝ, ˈliːvɝ'] to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open.

Synonyms

  • loosen
  • loose
  • prise
  • open up
  • jimmy
  • open
  • prize

Antonyms

  • stiffen
  • unimportant
  • snarl
  • entangle

Etymology

  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (French)
  • levare (Latin)
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