HyperDic: peg

English > 10 senses of the word peg:
NOUNartifactpeg, noga wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
communicationpeg, pinsmall markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
bodypeg, pin, stickinformal terms for the leg
artifactpeg, wooden leg, leg, peglega prosthesis that replaces a missing leg
artifactpegregulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument
artifactpeg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlocka holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing
VERBsocialpeg, nail down, nailsucceed in obtaining a position
contactpegpierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
contactpeg, peg downfasten or secure with a wooden pin
changepegstabilize (the price / price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations
peg > pronunciation
Soundspeh'g
Rhymesbeg ... segue: 11 rhymes with ehg...
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface.
Synonymnog
Narrowertee, golf teeA short peg put into the ground to hold a golf ball off the ground
tent pegA peg driven into the ground to hold a rope supporting a tent
treenail, trenail, trunnelA wooden peg that is used to fasten timbers in shipbuilding
BroaderpinA small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things
Spanishclaveta, clavija
Catalanclavilla
Verbspegfasten or secure with a wooden pin
pegpierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaningsmall markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc..
Synonympin
Broadermarker, marking, markA distinguishing symbol
Verbspegpierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 3, body
Meaninginformal terms for the leg.
Synonymspin, stick
BroaderlegA human limb
Catalanclavilla, pal, piu
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA prosthesis that replaces a missing leg.
Synonymswooden leg, leg, pegleg
Broaderprosthesis, prosthetic devicecorrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body
Spanishpata de palo
Catalancama de fusta
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningregulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument.
Part ofstringed instrumentA musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound
BroaderregulatorAny of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.
Spanishclavija
Catalanclavilla
English > peg: 10 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing.
Synonymspin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock
Part ofdinghy, dory, rowboatA small boat of shallow draft with cross thwarts for seats and rowlocks for oars with which it is propelled
BroaderholderA holding device
Spanishescálamo, tolete
Catalanclavilla, piu
English > peg: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsucceed in obtaining a position.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsnail down, nail
Broadersucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
Spanishestabilizar
Catalanestabilitzar, fixar
English > peg: 10 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningpierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderpierce, thrustpenetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Spanishatarugar, enclavijar
Nounspega wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
pegsmall markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.
English > peg: 10 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningFasten or secure with a wooden pin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"peg a tent"
Synonympeg down
BroaderattachCause to be attached
See alsopeg downdefine clearly
Spanishestacar
Catalanestacar
Nounspega wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface
English > peg: 10 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningstabilize (the price / price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"
Broaderstabilize, stabilisemake stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium

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