Definitions of gear

  1. To dress; to put gear on; to harness.
  2. To provide with gearing.
  3. To put cogs or teeth on; harness; dress.
  4. To put in gear, as machinery.
  5. To put in gear; to harness.
  6. To equip; make ready; put into gear.
  7. To be in, or come into, gear.
  8. To come into or be in gear.
  9. To dress; to put on gear; to harness. To throw machinery into or out of gear, to arrange or disarrange wheelwork or couplings.
  10. To dress; to harness.
  11. equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
  12. a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion
  13. a mechanism for transmitting motion by gears for some specific purpose ( as the steering gear of a vehicle)
  14. Clothing; garments; ornaments.
  15. Goods; property; household stuff.
  16. Whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff or material.
  17. The harness of horses or cattle; trapping.
  18. Warlike accouterments.
  19. Manner; custom; behavior.
  20. Business matters; affairs; concern.
  21. A toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively.
  22. An apparatus for performing a special function; gearing; as, the feed gear of a lathe.
  23. Engagement of parts with each other; as, in gear; out of gear.
  24. See 1st Jeer ( b).
  25. Anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish.
  26. Clothing; garments; ornaments; apparatus; tackle; harness; dress; a toothed wheel; adjustment of parts to each other; as, out of gear.
  27. Dress: harness: tackle: ( mech.) connection by means of toothed wheels.
  28. Dress; harness; tackle.
  29. Any set of appliances, as of cog wheels, serving to transmit motion; a cog wheel.
  30. Equipment, as dress tools, etc.
  31. Apparatus; harness; tackle; dress; accoutrements; goods or riches; the blocks, ropes, & c., belonging to any particular spar or sail; mechanical appliances; toothed wheels; a connexion by means of them.
  32. Accountrements; harness; tackle; dress; ornaments; goods.