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Synonyms for gear

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for gear

things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose

to supply what is needed for some activity or purpose

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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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