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noun as in toothed part of wheel

noun as in clothing

verb as in prepare, equip

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The videos are part of the new Outspoken project — a new media platform Log Cabin is gearing up to launch the same week as the Republican National Convention takes place.

As with any new piece of gear, get familiar with your lights before taking them out on the road.

Health care professionals who don’t have the protective gear they need.

Huawei widened its lead as the world’s largest manufacturer of telecommunications gear and overtook Samsung and Apple to become the world’s No.

From Fortune

At the start of the pandemic, more than 800 distillers quickly switched gears and jumped into action to make hand sanitizer for their local first responders and communities.

From Fortune

And so, he says he left prison without proper ID, just his release papers and the “dress-out gear” he was given by the state.

We, on the other hand, on the police side, will naturally gear up to deal with any potential contingency that might occur.

The best thing about winter is seeing all the cute kids bundled up in their cold-weather gear.

These self-dubbed gear heads go toe to toe (or perhaps more accurately, crash to crash), with the men in the sport.

Photos he would share on Facebook this year show Hauchard in Raqqa, wearing combat gear and wielding a variety of heavy weapons.

The controlling leaders being out of gear the machine did not run smoothly: there was nothing but friction and tension.

A piece of iron sticking out from the cross-head carried the plug-rod for working the gear-handles.

The valves, gear, and nozzles were perhaps improved in detail; but the groundwork was unchanged.

Two valves turned the steam on and off from under the piston, with the ordinary gear and handles.

The first shot demolished the top gear of one of the ships, bringing down the men; and the other ships kept a safe distance.


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On this page you'll find 139 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gear, such as: accessory, apparatus, harness, instrument, kit, and luggage.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.