Noun: leverage le-vu-rij or lee-vu-rij
Verb: leverage le-vu-rij or lee-vu-rij
- The mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
- Strategic advantage; power to act effectively
"relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"
- Investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
- Supplement with leverage
"leverage the money that is already available"
- Provide with leverage
"We need to leverage this company"
Derived forms: leveraging, leveraged, leverages
Type of: advantage, furnish, investing, investment, mechanical phenomenon, provide, render, supplement, supply, vantage