verb (used with object), lev·er·aged, lev·er·ag·ing.
Origin of leverage
Examples from the Web for leverage
Contemporary Examples of leverage
However you decide to vote in the end, I thank those who continue to give us leverage to improve the bill.Nancy Pelosi Plays Hardball On Cromnibus
December 11, 2014
Now, the key is to hold on to that sentiment and use the popular support as leverage.Eric Garner Protesters Have a Direct Line to City Hall
December 11, 2014
That they will leverage their voices and their power to make real change to improve gender diversity.Tech’s Male ‘Feminists’ Aren’t Helping
Cate Huston, Karen Catlin
December 8, 2014
It would support efforts to “onshore” production and leverage private capital to modernize transport and other public systems.How Democrats Can Recover
November 9, 2014
Instead of bombing Syria, we should leverage our military support—much like in Iraq—to encourage an end to the regime.Why Airstrikes in Syria Won't Work
Rep. Adam Schiff
September 4, 2014
Historical Examples of leverage
When these had been fastened together and set up, and the leverage wheel removed, they went away.The Lord of the Sea
M. P. Shiel
Against the leverage of those powerful hind legs he could do nothing."Wee Tim'rous Beasties"
This means an increased leverage, so that the longer the screwdriver, the greater the leverage.Handwork in Wood
With regard to leverage, there is a practical unanimity of opinion amongst modern oarsmen.Rowing
Rudolf Chambers Lehmann
The leverage was very great, but Rance brought the boat about and headed her for the town nearly three miles away.
The amount in which a purchase is paid for in borrowed money. The greater the leverage, the greater the possible gain or potential loss.