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1. leverage

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝɪdʒ, ˈlɛvrədʒ, ˈliːvɝɪdʒ'] strategic advantage; power to act effectively.

Synonyms

  • advantage
  • vantage

Antonyms

  • recall
  • freeze
  • demand

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (English)
  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Leverage

  • acreage
  • alderidge
  • amperage
  • betteridge
  • beverage
  • beveridge
  • brokerage
  • coverage
  • deatherage
  • detherage
  • everage
  • hemorrhage
  • leverage
  • pilferage
  • seigniorage
  • sewerage
  • stockbrokerage
  • underage

How do you pronounce leverage?

Pronounce leverage as ˈlɛvərɪʤ.

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Sentences with leverage


1. Verb, base form
This may give you leverage in negotiating a better deal.

2. Noun, singular or mass
At that point, you will need to use some leverage to force it away from the wall.

Quotes about leverage


1. Any institution faces two basic choices if they hope to spark new ideas. One is to leverage the brains trust within their organization by creating a special event dedicated to new thinking. The other is to look outside themselves to stimulate solutions.
- Simon Mainwaring

2. Money is not equal for all people. A strong personal brand adds more lift and leverage. One dollar from me may buy a soda from a car dealership, but one dollar from Justin Bieber may get him a Ferrari. And they'd pay him to drive away.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. leverage

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝɪdʒ, ˈlɛvrədʒ, ˈliːvɝɪdʒ'] the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever.

Synonyms

  • mechanical phenomenon

Antonyms

  • liability
  • unfavorableness

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (English)
  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. leverage

verb. ['ˈlɛvɝɪdʒ, ˈlɛvrədʒ, ˈliːvɝɪdʒ'] supplement with leverage.

Antonyms

  • decrease

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (English)
  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. leverage

noun. ['ˈlɛvɝɪdʒ, ˈlɛvrədʒ, ˈliːvɝɪdʒ'] investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses).

Synonyms

  • leveraging
  • investment

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • block

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (English)
  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. leverage

verb. ['ˈlɛvɝɪdʒ, ˈlɛvrədʒ, ˈliːvɝɪdʒ'] provide with leverage.

Synonyms

  • provide
  • render
  • furnish

Antonyms

  • inexpediency
  • penalty
  • sell
  • take away

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lever (English)
  • leveor (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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