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Synonyms for rig

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rig(noun)

    gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise

    outfit, trucking rig, turnout, swindle, semi, getup, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, equipage, rigging, fishing tackle

  2. trailer truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, rig, articulated lorry, semi(noun)

    a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together

    outfit, trucking rig, turnout, semifinal, fishing tackle, semi, getup, swindle, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, semitrailer, equipage, rigging

  3. rig, rigging(noun)

    formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel

    outfit, trucking rig, turnout, swindle, semi, getup, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, equipage, rigging, fishing tackle

  4. outfit, getup, rig, turnout(noun)

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

    sidetrack, outfit, trucking rig, turnout, outturn, siding, fishing tackle, semi, railroad siding, getup, swindle, widening, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, kit, equipage, rigging, output

  5. fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig(noun)

    gear used in fishing

    outfit, trucking rig, turnout, swindle, semi, articulated lorry, getup, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, fishing tackle, tackle, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, equipage, rigging

  6. carriage, equipage, rig(noun)

    a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses

    fishing tackle, outfit, trucking rig, turnout, rigging, pusher, fishing gear, tackle, getup, semi, articulated lorry, baby buggy, swindle, passenger car, stroller, carriage, coach, perambulator, posture, go-cart, tractor trailer, fishing rig, cheat, pushchair, pram, equipage, bearing, trailer truck, materiel, baby carriage

  7. swindle, cheat, rig(verb)

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    "that book is a fraud"

    darnel, deceiver, trucking rig, outfit, turnout, chess, slicker, swindle, semi, fishing tackle, getup, beguiler, trickster, cheat, carriage, fishing gear, trailer truck, articulated lorry, tackle, tare, fishing rig, cheater, bearded darnel, tractor trailer, equipage, rigging, cheating

  8. rig, set up(verb)

    arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

    "rig an election"

    tack together, ensnare, assemble, put, put up, ready, pitch, effect, found, put together, arrange, frame, set up, lay out, tack, instal, launch, put in, manipulate, gear up, order, effectuate, entrap, rear, set, fix, install, piece, establish, erect, raise, prepare

  9. rig, manipulate(verb)

    manipulate in a fraudulent manner

    "rig prices"

    misrepresent, set, wangle, manipulate, cook, pull strings, keep in line, fudge, pull wires, falsify, set up, control, fake

  10. rig(verb)

    connect or secure to

    "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"

    set, set up, manipulate

  11. rig, set, set up(verb)

    equip with sails or masts

    "rig a ship"

    effectuate, tack together, plant, put together, manipulate, dress, place, prepare, mark, put, piece, tack, localize, coiffe, fix, establish, put up, put in, fructify, gear up, go down, found, jell, entrap, position, arrange, effect, define, specify, lay, correct, countersink, adjust, determine, instal, coiffure, do, order, erect, ensnare, raise, go under, lay out, coif, launch, pitch, assemble, ready, set up, frame, congeal, sic, install, rear, limit, set, typeset, pose, localise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rig(v. a.)

    dress (particularly in a fanciful manner), clothe, accoutre, rig out

  2. rig(v. a.)

    furnish with gear, fit with tackling

  3. rig(n.)

    dress (odd or fanciful)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rig(v)

    equip, bedizen, accouter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    drilling, platform, tower, ibc, ibcs, rigging, truck, pylon, bench

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

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How to use rig in a sentence?

  1. President Obama:

    The larger point that I want to emphasize here is that there is no serious person out there who would suggest somehow that you could even -- you could even rig America's elections, and so I'd advise Mr. Trump to stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes.

  2. Jim Umpleby:

    Oil prices, drill rig counts and our customers' fleet utilization rates continue to remain low, based on these factors we don't see a significant increase in demand for our products for the remainder of 2016.

  3. Tamas Varga:

    Bullish rhetoric from OPEC is helping drive prices higher, rig count data is also supporting sentiment.

  4. Tom Carper:

    It blatantly ignores the lessons learned of an entirely preventable disaster. It ignores the incredible risks posed by an improperly managed and irregularly inspected offshore oil rig.

  5. Nick Clegg:

    If you listened to some of our more breathless critics, you could be forgiven for thinking that we are single-handedly dismantling western democracy, collaborating with the Russians, the Iranians, the Bilderberg Group, the Illuminati and the guys who faked the moon landings to manipulate our citizens, rig elections and tear down our democratic institutions.

Translations for rig

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  • تلاعبArabic
  • aparellCatalan, Valencian
  • Bohrturm, Vorrichtung, manipulieren, Anlage, Bohrinsel, Sattelschlepper, Takelung, Ausrüstung, Aufmachung, Takelage, auftakelnGerman
  • εξοπλισμόςGreek
  • aparejar, manipular, aparejo, trucarSpanish
  • دکلPersian
  • takila, öljynporaustorni, lavastaa, sumplia, takiloida, laitteisto, rikiFinnish
  • habiller quelqu'un, grééments, tenue, bâcler, foreuse, gréer un bateau, truquer, se cuirasser, costumeFrench
  • riogaScottish Gaelic
  • सामानHindi
  • attrezzare, apparecchiatura, attrezzaturaItalian
  • リグJapanese
  • vervalsen, harnassen, ineenflansen, iemand aankleden, een schip optuigenDutch
  • equipamentoPortuguese
  • установка, такелаж, снаряжение, фальсифицировать, снаряжать, костюм, оснастка, буровая вышкаRussian
  • riggaSwedish
  • เสกสรรThai

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