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Synonyms for peg
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peg, nog(noun)

    a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

    Synonyms:
    nog, pegleg, leg, stick, oarlock, pin, rowlock, tholepin, wooden leg, thole

  2. peg, pin(noun)

    small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, tholepin, wooden leg, pin, pin tumbler, nog, pivot, thole, leg, bowling pin, stick, pegleg, fall, personal identification number, flag, rowlock

  3. pin, peg, stick(noun)

    informal terms for the leg

    "fever left him weak on his sticks"

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, reefer, tholepin, stick, pin, joystick, pin tumbler, nog, control stick, pivot, thole, joint, leg, bowling pin, pegleg, spliff, fall, personal identification number, marijuana cigarette, flag, wooden leg, rowlock

  4. peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg(noun)

    a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

    Synonyms:
    branch, stage, nog, pegleg, leg, stick, oarlock, pin, ramification, rowlock, tholepin, wooden leg, thole

  5. peg(noun)

    regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

    Synonyms:
    nog, pegleg, leg, stick, oarlock, pin, rowlock, tholepin, wooden leg, thole

  6. peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock(verb)

    a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

    Synonyms:
    oarlock, tholepin, wooden leg, pin, pin tumbler, nog, pivot, thole, leg, bowling pin, stick, pegleg, fall, personal identification number, flag, rowlock

  7. nail down, nail, peg(verb)

    succeed in obtaining a position

    "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

    Synonyms:
    peg down, sweep through, apprehend, pass with flying colors, collar, blast, nab, settle, breeze through, sail through, pin down, narrow down, specify, ace, finalise, nail, nail down, complete, pick up, pinpoint, finalize, boom, arrest, cop, narrow, smash

  8. peg(verb)

    pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

    Synonyms:
    nail down, nail, peg down

  9. peg, peg down(verb)

    fasten or secure with a wooden pin

    "peg a tent"

    Synonyms:
    nail down, pin down, peg down, narrow down, specify, narrow, nail

  10. peg(verb)

    stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations

    "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"

    Synonyms:
    nail down, nail, peg down

Wiktionary

  1. peg(verb)

    To indicate or ascribe an attribute to. (Assumed to originate from the use of pegs or pins as markers on a bulletin board or a list.)

    Synonyms:
    shotNoun

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. peg(n)

    Synonyms:
    pin, spilikin, pretext, support, reason, degree, step

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    footpegs, footboard, footboards, hypha, footpeg, ankle, pegs, pedal, parity, bmp, anchorage

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How to use peg in a sentence?

  1. Sean King Park Strategies:

    Beijing will express total outrage at the [UN tribunal] ruling, refusing to acknowledge its validity. Vietnam and others will politely applaud a favorable Manila ruling, as it’ll knock down Beijing a peg or two and thus, at least rhetorically, strengthen their own posture versus Beijing.

  2. Tatiana Orlova:

    They tried to switch to a floating foreign exchange regime and it hasn't worked, will they admit that the float has failed and go back to the peg? The main task ... will be to restore credibility of the central bank.

  3. William Jackson:

    The currency peg will remain credible for a long time - many years.

  4. James Reeve:

    Markets believe there is an increasing chance of the dollar peg being broken in the medium term, given low oil prices and potential strains on the balance of payments, we don't believe that the peg will be broken.

  5. Steve Spangle:

    [ S ] he told me that Peg Romanik had gotten a call from a high-level political appointee within the Department of the Interior who informed Peg Romanik that our position out here, in Arizona, was not the position of the administration.


Translations for peg

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • anklammern, Stift, Wäscheklammer, werfen, Pflock, Holzdübel, schätzen, klammernGerman
  • naula, tappiFinnish
  • lancer avec force, fixer, cheville, cheviller, patère, porte-manteau, mettre sur le dos, épingler, cataloguer commeFrench
  • snagiIcelandic
  • piolo, attaccapanni, tasselloItalian
  • karatiti, titiMāori
  • вешалка, крючок, колышекRussian
  • knarv, tappSwedish
  • pim, mandal, tutturmak, asmak, tahmin etmek, atmak, ağaç çiviTurkish
  • 衣夾Chinese

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