Share this entry

Share this page


Pronunciation: /gɪə(r)/

Translation of gear in French:


  • 2 (clothes) fringues (fpl) [fam] football gear tenue (f) de football
  • 3 [Aut] vitesse (f) to be in third gear être en troisième to put a car in gear passer la vitesse you're not in gear tu es au point mort

Phrasal verbs

gear up

se préparer to be geared up être prêt/-e (for pour)

Definition of gear in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
relating to dancing