Gear and Paraphernalia


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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

Paraphernalia is a synonym for gear in equipment topic. In some cases you can use "Paraphernalia" instead a noun "Gear", when it comes to topics like means, possessions, belongings. popular alternative
Nearby Words: geared, gearing, gearbox
Synonyms for Gear


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Paraphernalia noun – Items needed for the performance of a task or activity.
Usage example: mountain-climbing paraphernalia

Gear is a synonym for paraphernalia in equipment topic. You can use "Gear" instead a noun "Paraphernalia", if it concerns topics such as means. informal substitute
Synonyms for Paraphernalia

How words are described

old old gear old paraphernalia
full full gear full paraphernalia
special special gear special paraphernalia
similar similar gear similar paraphernalia
Other adjectives: usual, specific, complete, real, ancient, new, unique, military, additional, various, giant, magical, medical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Carl and Relius Clover, in addition to Weaponized mechancal Dolls made from people also use a variety of mechanical devices and paraphernalia, such as a clockwork horse and gear for Carl and a clockwork Humongous Mecha arm (stored in Hammer Space) for Relius.
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Paraphernalia or Gear. 2016. Accessed April 21, 2021.

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