HyperDic: rig

English > 11 senses of the word rig:
VERBsocialrig, set uparrange the outcome of by means of deceit
possessionrig, manipulatemanipulate in a fraudulent manner
contactrigconnect or secure to
changerig, set, set upequip with sails or masts
NOUNartifactriggear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
artifactrig, trailer truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, articulated lorry, semia truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
artifactrig, riggingformation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
artifactrig, outfit, getup, turnouta set of clothing (with accessories)
artifactrig, fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing riggear used in fishing
artifactrig, carriage, equipagea vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
actrig, swindle, cheatthe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
rig > pronunciation
Soundsrih'g
Rhymesbig ... zig: 23 rhymes with ihg...
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaninggear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise.
Narrowerdrill rig, drilling rig, oilrig, oil rigrig used in drilling for oil or gas
Broadergear, paraphernalia, appurtenanceequipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Spanishaparejo
Catalanaparell
Verbsrigconnect or secure to
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together.
Synonymstrailer truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, articulated lorry, semi
Partssemitrailer, semiA trailer having wheels only in the rear
trailerA large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor
Narrowertandem trailertrucking rig with two trailers in tandem
Broadertruck, motortruckAn automotive vehicle suitable for hauling
Spanishtráiler
Catalancamió articulat, tràiler
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningformation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel.
Synonymrigging
NarrowerBermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig, Marconi rigA rig of triangular / triangular sails for a yacht
cat rigrig of a catboat
fore-and-aft rigrig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft
lateen-rigThe rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel
BroaderformationA particular spatial arrangement
Spanishaparejo
Catalanaparell
Verbsrigequip with sails or masts
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA set of clothing (with accessories).
Synonymsoutfit, getup, turnout
Narrowerbib-and-tuckerAn attractive outfit
ensembleA coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
playsuitA sports outfit for women or children
trousseauThe personal outfit of a bride
Broaderattire, garb, dressclothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
Spanishatavío, atuendo, tenida, traje
Catalanabillament, guarniment
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaninggear used in fishing.
Synonymsfishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig
Membersbob, bobber, cork, bobfloatA small float usually made of cork
fishhookA sharp barbed hook for catching fish
fishing lineA length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
fishing rod, fishing poleA rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
gaffAn iron hook with a handle
harpoonA spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing
landing netA bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
reelwinder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle
spear, gig, fizgig, fishgig, lanceAn implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish
spinnerfisherman's lure
PartsgigA cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies
Broadergear, paraphernalia, appurtenanceequipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Spanishaparejo
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses.
Synonymscarriage, equipage
PartsaxletreeA dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve
rumbleA servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage
NarrowerbaroucheA horse-drawn carriage having four wheels
broughamlight carriage
buckboardAn open / open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels
buggy, roadsterA small lightweight carriage
cab, cabrioletsmall two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage
carocheA luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century
chaise, shayA carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top
chariotA light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage
clarenceA closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers
coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-fourA carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
droshky, droskyAn open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels
gharryA horse-drawn carriage in India
gigsmall two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage
hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coachA carriage for hire
hansom, hansom cabA two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers
landauA four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately
post chaiseClosed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels
stanhopeA light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat
surreyA light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage
trapA light two-wheeled carriage
troikaA Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast
Broaderhorse-drawn vehicleA wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses
Spanishcarruaje, coche de caballos, coche, vagón
Catalancarruatge, cotxe
English > rig: 11 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme.
Synonymsswindle, cheat
Narrowerbunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, confidence trick, confidence game, con game, hustle, sting, flimflamA swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property
gyp, gip(sometimes offensive) an act of swindling or cheating
holdoutThe act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later
pyramidingA fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors / distributors selling to other distributors / distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated
scam, cozenageA fraudulent business scheme
shell game, thimblerigA swindling sleight-of-hand game
swizBritish slang for a swindle
BroaderfraudIntentional deception resulting in injury to another person
Spanishaletazo, arana, embaimiento, embaucamiento, engañifa, engaño, estafa, fraude, mangancia, petardo, pufo, superchería, timo, tocomocho, trapacería
Catalanenganyifa, engany, ensarronada, estafada, estafa, martingala, tripijoc
Verbsrigmanipulate in a fraudulent manner
rigarrange the outcome of by means of deceit
English > rig: 11 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningArrange the outcome of by means of deceit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rig an election"
Synonymset up
Broadercheat, chiselEngage in deceitful behavior
Spanishamañar
Nounsrigthe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
English > rig: 11 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningmanipulate in a fraudulent manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rig prices"
Synonymmanipulate
BroaderpriceDetermine the price of
Spanishamañar, manipular
Catalanmanipular
Nounsrigthe act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
English > rig: 11 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningConnect or secure to.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
Nounsriggear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
English > rig: 11 senses > verb 4, change
Meaningequip with sails or masts.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rig a ship"
Synonymsset, set up
Broaderequip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Spanishaparejar, enjarciar, equipar
Catalanaparellar, ormejar
Nounsrig, riggingformation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
riggersomeone who rigs ships
rigginggear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails

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