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LEVERAGE

 

MEANING 1 : (n.) the action of a lever

EXAMPLE SENTENCES :

  1. I tried to open the can, but the top refused to respond to leverage.
  2. I always find it difficult to make the right use of the leverage while opening a motor.

 

MEANING 2 : (n.) the power to influence people and decisions

EXAMPLE SENTENCES :

  1. I have considerable leverage in financial circles.
  2. This job position requires the candidate to have great leverage in the media industry.

 

MEANING 3 : (v.) to gain very high returns on a small initial investment

EXAMPLE SENTENCES :

  1. We are looking to gain maximum leverage through this simple but effective ad campaign.
  2. The new communications plan is expected to gain solid leverage as far as the marketing of the brand is concerned.

 

MEANING 4 : (v.) to exert one’s power in order to influence

EXAMPLE SENTENCES :

  1. He leveraged the deal with the help of his contacts.
  2. You will have to leverage the project to our entire group of clienteles.

 

MEANING 5 : (v.) to provide with leverage

EXAMPLE SENTENCES :

  1. It is the government’s duty to leverage private sector investments in new ventures with loans.
  2. The company is trying hard to leverage its presence in the telecom industry.

 

SYNONYMS: clout, power, influence, advantage

 

Also see

LOGISTICS MEANING

LOQUACIOUS MEANING

MELANCHOLY MEANING

MISOGYNIST MEANING