leverage - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] business 

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/ˈliːvərɪdʒ/
present tense
I/you/we/theyleverage
he/she/itleverages
present participleleveraging
past tenseleveraged
past participleleveraged
  1. to borrow money to buy a business, hoping that the business will make enough profit to pay the interest on the money that is borrowed