Definition of Gear

  • (n.) Clothing; garments; ornaments.
  • (n.) Goods; property; household stuff.
  • (n.) Whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff or material.
  • (n.) The harness of horses or cattle; trapping.
  • (n.) Warlike accouterments.
  • (n.) Manner; custom; behavior.
  • (n.) Business matters; affairs; concern.
  • (n.) A toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively.
  • (n.) An apparatus for performing a special function; gearing; as, the feed gear of a lathe.
  • (n.) Engagement of parts with each other; as, in gear; out of gear.
  • (n.) See 1st Jeer (b).
  • (n.) Anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish.
  • (v. t.) To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
  • (v. t.) To provide with gearing.
  • (v. i.) To be in, or come into, gear.

Antonyms of Gear


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Homophones of Gear


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