Synonyms of lever


1. lever, bar

usage: a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum

2. lever, machine, simple machine

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

3. lever, lever tumbler, tumbler

usage: a flat metal tumbler in a lever lock


1. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy, open, open up

usage: to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock": "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

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Definition and meaning of lever (Dictionary)