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leverage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of leverage

  1. the power to direct the thinking or behavior of others usually indirectly <lacking much of the leverage it once had, the union is now being forced to make some humiliating concessions> Synonyms authority, clout, credit, heft, in, juice [slang], influence, pull, sway, weightRelated Words counterinfluence; command, dominance, dominion, mastery, predominance, reign, scepter, sovereignty (also sovranty), supremacy; consequence, eminence, importance, moment; impact, impress, impression, imprint, markNear Antonyms helplessness, impotence, impotency, powerlessness, weakness




leverage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of leverage

  1. to take unfair advantage of <a reality show contestant who's trying to leverage her 15 minutes of fame> Synonyms abuse, capitalize (on), cash in (on), impose (on or upon), exploit, milk, pimp, play (on or upon), use, workRelated Words jerk around, manipulate, mistreat; bleed, cheat, fleece, overcharge, skin, soak, stick; commercialize, commodify




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