Leverage Meaning

Leverage refers to the use of borrowed money to finance an investment or business venture.

Examples

1. The company plans to leverage its strong brand presence to expand into new markets and attract a larger customer base. 2. By leveraging social media platforms, the influencer was able to reach a wider audience and increase their followers.

Synonyms (10+):

1. Exploit 2. Utilize 3. Benefit 4. Manipulate 5. Capitalize 6. Maximize 7. Use 8. Employ 9. Harness 10. Take advantage of 11. Optimize 12. Employ

Antonyms (10):

1. Disadvantage 2. Weakness 3. Shortcoming 4. Deficiency 5. Impotence 6. Limitation 7. Constraint 8. Hindrance 9. Disability 10. Inability 11. Setback

Word History:

The word “leverage” originated from the French word “levier” in the 1300s, meaning a tool used for lifting heavy objects.