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Synonyms of ratchet

Noun


1. ratchet, rachet, ratch, mechanical device

usage: mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction

Verb


1. ratchet, rachet up, ratchet down, advance, progress, pass on, move on, march on, go on

usage: move by degrees in one direction only; "a ratcheting lopping tool"

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