For example, a loss of energy might ensure that the body can leverage all of its energy to fight an infection.
The president-elect seemed to think that this would somehow give Jones some leverage when confronting the generals.
Going forward, Republicans are hoping they can use the continuation of sequestration as leverage in future budget showdowns.
That they will leverage their voices and their power to make real change to improve gender diversity.
But rather than using the approach as leverage, she told no one at the paper except Keller before declining to be considered.
In this position it is helpless, having no leverage, and merely wriggles about in fruitless struggles to escape.
In that way he gets a little more "leverage," as it is called.
On the extreme end of the spar the leverage would be so great that he could not hope to cling there with arms and legs.
All the power and leverage he could bring to bear was useless.
This contrivance maintains the leverage on each extremity of the beam always at the same distance from the fulcrum.
The amount in which a purchase is paid for in borrowed money. The greater the leverage, the greater the possible gain or potential loss.