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Noun leverage has 3 senses
  1. leverage, purchase - the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever
    --1 is a kind of mechanical phenomenon
    Derived form: verb lever1
  2. leverage - strategic advantage; power to act effectively; "relatively small groups can sometimes exert immense political leverage"
    --2 is a kind of
    advantage, vantage
    --2 has particulars: bargaining chip
  3. leverage, leveraging - investing with borrowed money as a way to amplify potential gains (at the risk of greater losses)
    --3 is a kind of investing, investment
    Derived forms: verb leverage2, verb leverage1
Verb leverage has 2 senses
  1. leverage - supplement with leverage; "leverage the money that is already available"
    --1 is one way to
    supplement
    Derived form: noun leverage3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. leverage - provide with leverage; "We need to leverage this company"
    --2 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived form: noun leverage3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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