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1. ratchet

noun. ['ˈrætʃət, rættʃət'] mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction.

Synonyms

  • spiral ratchet screwdriver
  • ratchet wheel
  • click
  • mechanical device
  • dog
  • detent
  • ratch
  • rachet
  • ratchet screwdriver

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • rotor
  • stay in place
  • retreat

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Words that Rhyme with Ratchet

  • fachet
  • hatchet
  • pelchat
  • ratchet
  • rimpochet
  • rochat

Example sentences of the word ratchet


1. Noun, singular or mass
Tighten the fan with a ratchet if it is loose on the assembly.

2. ratchet

verb. ['ˈrætʃət, rættʃət'] move by degrees in one direction only.

Synonyms

  • progress
  • move on
  • go on
  • pass on
  • march on
  • rachet up
  • advance

Antonyms

  • regress
  • dematerialize
  • dematerialise
  • discontinue
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