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verb as in prepare, equip

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You can convince them to leave their home, though, by giving them the proper gear to keep them warm and cozy.

Giuliani’s strategy isn’t geared toward winning legal arguments, Greabe theorizes.

In the Navigator, the small differences between its many gear ratios keep the down-changes subtle and smooth, in keeping with the big luxury SUV’s overall character.

Alas, I don’t own a crossbow, slingshot, or potato cannon and was thus dependent on a skinny biceps and an iffy sidearm to launch my gear into the canopy.

The watch is geared for athletes—especially triathletes—and its simple user interface speaks to a device that aims to perform well in a specific niche.

Micah is 10 years old and he had a coat geared to the season, a Patagonia winter jacket with a hood.

In the case of Miss America, these role models are particularly geared towards women.

In 2009 Grindr debuted, a dating (or, really, hook-up) app geared towards gay, bi-sexual, and bi-curious men.

The conversation now around books like The Hunger Games is how much violence is too much violence in a book geared at children.

A blandly written, barely acted sitcom about high schoolers but geared toward adolescents?

It was a fourteen-horse-power engine, water-cooled, and geared with a chain to the propeller.

Fanlight openers for single lights, or geared for a number of sashes, may be designed to suit positions difficult of access.

The disc of the timer, known as the "commutator," is so geared that it revolves in unison with the motor.

This fan is generally attached to a bracket at the front of the motor, and is driven either by a belt or geared shaft.

Geared to swift activity, the big Pyrran found it impossible not to decide quickly.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to geared, such as: organize, fit, tailor, adjust, adapt, and regulate.

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