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English noun: leverage

1. leverage (phenomenon) the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever


Broader (hypernym)mechanical phenomenon

2. leverage (attribute) strategic advantage; power to act effectively

SamplesRelatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage.

Broader (hypernym)advantage, vantage

Narrower (hyponym)bargaining chip

3. leverage (act) investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)


Broader (hypernym)investing, investment

English verb: leverage

1. leverage (possession) supplement with leverage

SamplesLeverage the money that is already available.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)supplement

2. leverage (possession) provide with leverage

SamplesWe need to leverage this company.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

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