Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun leverage

3 senses of leverage

Sense 1
leverage, purchase -- (the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever)
       => mechanical phenomenon -- (a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects)

Sense 2
leverage -- (strategic advantage; power to act effectively; "relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage")
       => advantage, vantage -- (the quality of having a superior or more favorable position; "the experience gave him the advantage over me")

Sense 3
leverage, leveraging -- (investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses))
       => investing, investment -- (the act of investing; laying out money or capital in an enterprise with the expectation of profit)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb leverage

2 senses of leverage

Sense 1
leverage -- (supplement with leverage; "leverage the money that is already available")
       => supplement -- (add as a supplement to what seems insufficient; "supplement your diet")

Sense 2
leverage -- (provide with leverage; "We need to leverage this company")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

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