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change gear

Definition of change gear


  1. :  to move from one level or area of activity to another <He once again changed gear in his career.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to make different in some particular :  alter

    :  to make radically different :  transform

    :  to give a different position, course, or direction to

  1. :  the act, process, or result of changing: as

    :  alteration

    :  transformation

  1. :  clothing, garments

    :  movable property :  goods

    :  equipment, paraphernalia

  1. :  to provide (as machinery) with gearing

    :  to connect by gearing

    :  to make ready for effective operation

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