verb (used with object), lev·er·aged, lev·er·ag·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for leverage
This gives them populist support and, therefore, the leverage to set up their own tricky markets.
Probably here to stay, the leverage of search data can go beyond the strategic level and inform how businesses transform their operations.How to (re)build an SEO agency today – Part 3: Changing business models|Sponsored Content: SEOmonitor|September 22, 2020|Search Engine Land
Pelosi effectively controls the agenda in the lower house, where her party holds a majority, and used her leverage last year to hold up a new North American free-trade agreement to extract changes from Mexico.Pelosi to Britain: ‘No chance’ of a U.S. trade deal if you jeopardize the Good Friday accord|Bernhard Warner|September 10, 2020|Fortune
I think you have to understand what leverage you have and what tools you have to achieve the means that are most important for you.Why Can’t Schools Get What the N.F.L. Has? (Ep. 431)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 10, 2020|Freakonomics
It's leveraging its user base to make it more the algorithm more intelligent.
Zelaya's ouster was controversial, and his supporters counted on leveraging his image as a coup victim into a sympathy vote.Honduras Presidential Election Passes Over Chavez Loyalists|Mac Margolis|November 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Unashamed about his wealth—made from sweat not speculation, he claimed—he worked at leveraging fortune into celebrity.The Rise And Fall Of Brazilian Billionaire Eike Batista|Mac Margolis|November 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Advertisers—and the weather sites—are leveraging the obsession.It’s Not a Storm Until the Weather Channel Names It|David Freedlander|March 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Obama is leveraging this to its maximum potential, even more than in 2008.
British Dictionary definitions for leverage
Cultural definitions for leverage
The amount in which a purchase is paid for in borrowed money. The greater the leverage, the greater the possible gain or potential loss.