Synonyms of gear in English:


See US English definition of gear

See UK English definition of gear

See Spanish definition of engranaje


1‘he dropped out of the race with damaged gears’

gearwheel, toothed wheel, cog, cogwheel

2‘my bike has five gears’

gear ratio, speed

3‘the steering gear of a boat’

mechanism, gears, machinery, works

4‘he stowed the fishing gear in the aft locker’

equipment, apparatus, paraphernalia, articles, appliances, impedimenta
tools, utensils, implements, instruments, hardware, gadgets, gadgetry
stuff, things
kit, rig, tackle, outfit
resources, amenities, supplies
furniture, furnishings, fittings
odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs
trappings, appurtenances, accoutrements, regalia
Military materiel, baggage
informal box of tricks
British informal clobber, gubbins, odds and sods
archaic equipage

5‘I'll go back to my hotel and pick up my gear’

belongings, possessions, effects, personal effects, property, baggage, chattels, movables, paraphernalia, appurtenances, impedimenta, miscellaneous articles, odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs, trappings, accessories
British rubbish
informal things, stuff, kit, junk, traps
British informal clobber, gubbins, odds and sods
dated dunnage

6‘the best designer gear’

clothes, clothing, garments, articles of clothing, articles of dress, attire, garb
dress, wear, wardrobe
outfit, costume, turnout
informal togs, duds, garms, get-up, glad rags
British informal clobber, kit, rig-out
North American informal threads
formal apparel
literary raiment, habiliments, habit
archaic vestments