leverage people’s fears.

GoodTaste

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Does "leverage people’s fears" mean "make use of people's fears"?


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“That is something that a machine is not capable of doing with today’s technology,” he says. “Still, skilled AI scientists putting their effort into this not-so-noble task could probably create credible articles that spread half-truths and leverage people’s fears.


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Charlie Bernstein

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Yes. It's like saying "use people's fears as a lever."
 
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