Gear and Machinery


Gear noun - Items needed for the performance of a task or activity.
Usage example: grabbed his gear, threw on his pads, and headed out to the football field for practice
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Synonyms for Gear

Machinery is a synonym for gear in equipment topic. In some cases you can use "Machinery" instead a noun "Gear", when it comes to topics like mechanism, computer hardware, mechanics.

Nearby Words: geared, gearing, gearbox


Machinery noun - Something used to achieve an end.
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Synonyms for Machinery

Gear is a synonym for machinery in equipment topic. You can use "Gear" instead a noun "Machinery", if it concerns topics such as computer hardware, mechanics, devices performing work.

Nearby Words: machine, machining

How words are described

old old gear old machinery
expensive expensive gear expensive machinery
special special gear special machinery
best best gear best machinery
Other adjectives: better, normal, alien, real, large, ancient, new, advanced, military, basic, various, modern, futuristic, magical, medical, high-tech.

Both words in one sentence

  • Tabletop Game / DragonMech Eternal Engine: The lower levels of the city-mechs are filled with "gear forests," enormous rooms of engines, pipes, gears, and other machinery.
  • Video Game / Final Fantasy IX Lindblum is probably the best example of the gear and clockwork machinery.
  • Word Salad Title While it is not about cogwheels or machinery with troubled pasts, the name itself refers to the protagonist who is a creature called a "gear" and is partially responsible for events that lead to the deaths of many people.
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Machinery and Gear. (2016). Retrieved 2022, June 26, from
Gear & Machinery. N.p., 2016. Web. 26 Jun. 2022. <>.
Machinery or Gear. 2016. Accessed June 26, 2022.
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