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gear

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gear

  1. 1 items needed for the performance of a task or activity grabbed his gear, threw on his pads, and headed out to the football field for practice Synonyms of gear accoutrements (or accouterments), apparatus, equipment, hardware, kit [chiefly British], material(s), matériel (or materiel), outfit, paraphernalia, stuff, tackleWords Related to gear accessories, appurtenances, attachments, fittings; baggage, belongings, impedimenta; appliances, facilities, instruments, machinery, tools; apparel, attire, habiliments, raiment, trappings; armamentarium, armory, arsenal, battery; assets, resources

  2. 2 transportable items that one owns you can store your gear in the overhead bin during the flight Synonyms of gear belongings, chattels, duds, effects, possession, goods, holdings, movables (or moveables), paraphernalia, personal effects, personal property, personalty, plunder [chiefly dialect], stuff, thingsWords Related to gear treasures, valuables; appointments, fixtures, furnishings; estate, property, tangibles; collateralNear Antonyms of gear immovables, real estate

  3. 3 covering for the human body the latest in kid gear Synonyms of gear apparel, attire, clobber [British slang], clothes, costumery, dress, duds, garments, clothing, habiliment(s), habit [archaic], rags, raiment, rig, rigging, threads, toggery, togs, vestiary, vestments, vesture, wear, wearables, weedsWords Related to gear garderobe, wardrobe; array, bravery, caparison, finery, gaiety (also gayety), glad rags, pretties, regalia, trim; foofaraw, frippery, gaudery, tawdry, trumpery [archaic]; tatters; costume, ensemble, frock, garb, getup, guise, livery, outfit; civvies (also civies), mufti; couture, prêt-à-porter (or pret-a-porter), ready-to-wear, tailoring; activewear, loungewear, outerwear, playwear, sportswear; nightclothes, sleepwear, smallclothes, underclothes, underwear; haberdashery, menswear


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