What is meant by gear

  • Gear(noun)

    clothing; garments; ornaments

  • Gear(noun)

    goods; property; household stuff

  • Gear(noun)

    whatever is prepared for use or wear; manufactured stuff or material

  • Gear(noun)

    the harness of horses or cattle; trapping

  • Gear(noun)

    warlike accouterments

  • Gear(noun)

    manner; custom; behavior

  • Gear(noun)

    business matters; affairs; concern

  • Gear(noun)

    a toothed wheel, or cogwheel; as, a spur gear, or a bevel gear; also, toothed wheels, collectively

  • Gear(noun)

    an apparatus for performing a special function; gearing; as, the feed gear of a lathe

  • Gear(noun)

    engagement of parts with each other; as, in gear; out of gear

  • Gear(noun)

    see 1st Jeer (b)

  • Gear(noun)

    anything worthless; stuff; nonsense; rubbish

  • Gear(verb)

    to dress; to put gear on; to harness

  • Gear(verb)

    to provide with gearing

  • Gear(verb)

    to be in, or come into, gear

  • Origin: [OE. gere, ger, AS. gearwe clothing, adornment, armor, fr. gearo, gearu, ready, yare; akin to OHG. garaw, garw ornament, dress. See Yare, and cf. Garb dress.]