Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “lever”

lever

noun /ˈliːvə, (American) ˈlevər/
a bar of wood, metal etc used to lift heavy weights
palanca
A crowbar is a kind of lever You must use a coin as a lever to get the lid of that tin off.
a bar or handle for operating a machine etc
palanca
This is the lever that switches on the power.
leverage /-ridʒ/ noun power that can be used to influence someone’s actions or decisions
influencias
The public has some leverage with their representatives in the Senate.
the power gained by the use of a lever This tool gives better leverage.
acción de palanca
This tool gives better leverage.
(Definition of lever from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Advantage and disadvantage, but you might be interested in these topics from the Chance and possibility topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “lever” in Spanish

Definitions of “lever” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

sling

to throw or drop something carelessly

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More