(noun, adjective, verb)


1. (mostly British (Scouse)) great or fantastic


1. a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion

Similar word(s): cogwheel

Definition categories: man–made, wheel

2. wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed

- the fool got his tie caught in the geartrain

Similar word(s): gearing, train

Definition categories: man–made, wheelwork

3. a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)

Definition categories: man–made, mechanism

4. equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

Similar word(s): appurtenance, paraphernalia

Definition categories: man–made, equipment


1. set the level or character of

Similar word(s): pitch

Definition categories: change, accommodate, adapt