Thesaurus

lever

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of lever

(Entry 1 of 2)

to raise, move, or pull apart with or as if with a lever
  • the workers used crowbars to lever the heavy stone block into its new position

Synonyms for lever

Words Related to lever

Near Antonyms for lever

lever

noun

Synonyms of lever (Entry 2 of 2)

as in button, switch

Synonyms & Near Synonyms for lever

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About lever

Time Traveler for lever

Time Traveler

The first known use of lever was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near lever

levels

lever

leverage

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Lever.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/lever. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on lever

Nglish: Translation of lever for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of lever for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about lever

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!