gear to (someone or something)

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gear to (someone or something)

To design something with a focus on a particular audience or objective. A noun or pronoun can be used between "gear" and "toward." Please gear this class to beginners, so that the average person can keep up with you. I'm going to gear my new sci-fi show more to female viewers. I use a planning system that is geared to helping me achieve all my goals for the year.
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gear something to someone or something

to cause something to match something else; to create or adapt something for a specific purpose. Tim geared his speech to his audience. The newspaper geared its language to a fourth-grade reading level.
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