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commonness

Synonyms:

acceptance, averageness, bawdiness, bawdry, chasteness, circulation, cliche, commonality, commonalty, commonplace.
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Correct spelling:
gear
Definition:
Equipment, as dress tools, etc.

Synonyms:

adjective
material
equipment.
noun
article of clothing
garment.
bag
attache, carryall, duffel, haversack, holdall, poke, rucksack, saddlebag, Saddlebags, satchels, haversacks, rucksacks, duffels, holdalls, carry-on.
car part
accelerator, brake, bumper, camshaft, carburetor, chassis, choke, clutch, connecting rod, cowl, crankcase, crankshaft, cylinder, dashboard, differential, distributor, exhaust, fan, fender, gearbox, gearshift, generator, glove compartment, hood, horn, ignition, manifold, muffler, odometer, piston, radiator, shock absorber, spark plug, speedometer, steering wheel, transmission, windshield, bearings, taillights.
clothes
bedclothes, casuals.
clothing
apparel, array, attire, clothes, costume, dress, duds, garb, habit, threads, togs, wear, Toggery, garments, drapes, feathers, rags.
cog
cogwheel, differential, fang, pinion, ratchet, differentials, fangs, pinions, cogwheels, ratchets.
equipment
accessory, accouterment, adjunct, apparatus, appendage, appurtenance, baggage, belongings, contraption, effects, harness, impedimenta, instrument, kit, luggage, machinery, material, materiel, means, outfit, paraphernalia, rigging, setup, stuff, supply, tackle, things, trappings, Habiliment, encumbrances, possessions, tools, fittings, kit and kaboodle.
gear
appurtenances, cogwheel, gear mechanism, gear wheel, paraphernalia, pitch.
high-speed
action, activity, efficiency, productivity, speed.
instrument
instrument.
luggage
baggage, valise, suit bag.
material
staples.
paraphernalia
impedimenta.
property
chattel.
supplies
materiel.
toothed part of wheel
cog, cogwheel, pinion, sprocket, gearwheel, ragwheel, spurwheel.
verb
change
gear, pitch.
prepare, equip
accouter, adapt, adjust, appoint, arm, blend, fit, fit out, furnish, match, organize, ready, regulate, rig, suit, tailor, turn out.
Examples of usage:
  1. " In a cauld how, far amo' the hills, whaur the winter was a sair thing, there leevit an honest couple, a man 'at had a gey lot o' sheep, an' his wife- fowk weel aff in respec' o' this warl's gear, an' luikit up til amo' the neebours, but no to be envyed, seein' they had lost a' haill bonny faimily, ane efter the ither, till there was na ane left i' the hoose but jist ae laddie, the bonniest an' the best o' a', an' as a maitter o' coorse, the verra aipple o' their e'e. – Warlock o' Glenwarlock by George MacDonald
  2. I suppose I must have done something to the steering- gear of that camel, which coastguard camels do not permit. – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  3. If it were the landing gear, now, that would be serious. – The Colors of Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  4. He returned to his own home, and gathering together a goodly store of silken cloths most precious, he bestowed his gear upon the pack horses, and made him ready for the road. – French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France by Marie de France
  5. He stopped to let his glance rest on my shabby gear. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith

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