• (mostly British (Scouse)) great or fantastic


  • (obsolete) Goods; property; household items.
  • (countable) A configuration of the transmission of a motor car so as to achieve a particular ratio of engine to axle torque
  • (obsolete) Business matters; affairs; concern.
  • Clothing; garments.
  • (countable) a particular combination or choice of interlocking gears, such that a particular gear ratio is achieved.
  • (uncountable, archaic) stuff.
  • (uncountable) equipment or paraphernalia, especially that used for an athletic endeavor.
  • (countable) a wheel with grooves (teeth) engraved on the outer circumference, such that two such devices can interlock and convey motion from one to the other.
  • (slang) recreational drugs
  • (obsolete, Britain, dialect) Anything worthless; nonsense; rubbish.


  • (engineering, intransitive) To be in, or come into, gear.
  • (engineering, transitive) To provide with gearing; to fit with gears in order to achieve a desired gear ratio.
  • To dress; to put gear on; to harness.

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