Synonyms for lever

Synonyms for (noun) lever

Synonyms: lever

Definition: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

Similar words: bar

Definition: a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon

Usage: there were bars in the windows to prevent escape


Synonyms: lever, lever tumbler

Definition: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock

Similar words: tumbler

Definition: a movable obstruction in a lock that must be adjusted to a given position (as by a key) before the bolt can be thrown


Synonyms: lever

Definition: a simple machine that gives a mechanical advantage when given a fulcrum

Similar words: machine, simple machine

Definition: a device for overcoming resistance at one point by applying force at some other point

Synonyms for (verb) lever

Synonyms: pry, prise, prize, jimmy, lever

Definition: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

Usage: The burglar jimmied the lock: Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail

Similar words: open, open up

Definition: cause to open or to become open

Usage: Mary opened the car door