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Synonyms for rig

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rignoun

    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, seminoun

    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, riggingnoun

    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, turnoutnoun

    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, rignoun

    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, rignoun

    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, rigverb

    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 upverb

    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, manipulateverb

    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. rigverb

    connect or secure to

    "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"

    set, set up, manipulate

  11. rig, set, set upverb

    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. rigverb

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

  2. rigverb

    furnish with gear, fit with tackling

  3. rignoun

    dress (odd or fanciful)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rigverb

    equip, bedizen, accouter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "rig":

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

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How to use rig in a sentence?

  1. Gary Staden:

    The idea of these elections is try a solve a crisis but I think they might perpetuate one, my concern is any mess up like failure to deliver ballot papers is going to be interpreted as someone trying to rig the election and that could set off an unrest.

  2. Elizabeth Warren:

    It all sounded good but what it was really about was tying the hands of regulators and turning loose big banks and giant international corporations to do whatever they wanted to do: turning them loose to rig the market and reduce competition; turning them loose to outsource more jobs; turning them loose to load up on more risks and then hide behind taxpayer guarantees; turning them loose to sell more mortgages and credit cards that cheated American families.

  3. Dan Flynn:

    The rig count is a bullish element and might help keep U.S. crude above $50 (a barrel) and we might see some short covering rallies.

  4. Reza Mostafavi Tabatabaei:

    The missing oil rig case shows that not only sanctions have damaged Iran’s oil industry but also corruption, mismanagement, political rivalries and the influence of security and military forces.

  5. Seth Kleinman from Citi:

    All these project cancellations and deferral and cut backs are setting the world up for tighter oil markets in the medium term (2017-19) unless the record Middle East oil rig count successfully translates into significantly higher production, demand will have its say but from a supply perspective it is hard not to believe the seeds of the next price spike are being sown today.

Translations for rig

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  • تلاعبArabic
  • aparellCatalan, Valencian
  • Bohrturm, manipulieren, Anlage, Bohrinsel, Sattelschlepper, Vorrichtung, Takelung, Ausrüstung, Aufmachung, Takelage, auftakelnGerman
  • εξοπλισμόςGreek
  • aparejo, trucar, manipular, aparejarSpanish
  • دکلPersian
  • riki, lavastaa, takila, öljynporaustorni, takiloida, laitteisto, sumpliaFinnish
  • habiller quelqu'un, costume, truquer, gréer un bateau, foreuse, se cuirasser, bâcler, grééments, tenueFrench
  • riogaScottish Gaelic
  • सामानHindi
  • attrezzatura, apparecchiatura, attrezzareItalian
  • リグJapanese
  • iemand aankleden, een schip optuigen, ineenflansen, harnassen, vervalsenDutch
  • equipamentoPortuguese
  • фальсифицировать, буровая вышка, оснастка, костюм, такелаж, снаряжение, установка, снаряжатьRussian
  • riggaSwedish
  • เสกสรรThai

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