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Synonyms for gear

Synonyms for gear

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to supply what is needed for some activity or purpose

Synonyms for gear

wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc

set the level or character of

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This is a place where elderly snowbirds descend en masse in winter - that sound isn't a great flapping of wings, it's the groan of RV engines gearing down.
Improved gearing down from 74 percent to 46 percent
86bn over the half year, taking its gearing down to 72pc.
The war industries were facing the prospects of gearing down production of ships, airplanes and other war materiel.
6m; bringing gearing down to 12pc and putting it in a strong position to make further investment.