Business Geekery

Today’s word is LEVERAGE (verb).

Defined by Merriam-Webster: Leverage
Pronunciation: ‘le-v&-rij, ‘lE-; ‘lev-rij, ‘lEv-
Function: transitive verb
1: to provide (as a corporation) or supplement (as money) with leverage; also : to enhance as if by supplying with financial leverage

Common usage in the cube farm:
1: Re-use, especially when doing so is particularly blind or mechanical in nature, also can be substituted for copy/paste; e.g., “I would like you to leverage the data in column X to complete column Y.”