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Definition 1: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme - [noun denoting act]

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • that book is a fraud

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) intentional deception resulting in injury to another person

(... is a kind of rig ) a fraudulent business scheme

(... is a kind of rig ) a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property

(... is a kind of rig ) (sometimes offensive) an act of swindling or cheating

(... is a kind of rig ) a fraudulent business practice involving some form of pyramid scheme e.g., the chain of distribution is artificially expanded by an excessive number of distributors selling to other distributors at progressively higher wholesale prices until retail prices are unnecessarily inflated

(... is a kind of rig ) the act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later

(... is a kind of rig ) British slang for a swindle

(... is a kind of rig ) a swindling sleight-of-hand game; victim guesses which of three things a pellet is under

Definition 2: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise - [noun denoting artifact]

(rig is a kind of ...) equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

(... is a kind of rig ) rig used in drilling for oil or gas

Definition 3: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) a particular spatial arrangement

(... is a kind of rig ) a rig of triangular sails for a yacht

(... is a kind of rig ) rig of a catboat

(... is a kind of rig ) rig in which the principal sails are fore-and-aft

(... is a kind of rig ) the rig on a lateen-rigged sailing vessel

Definition 4: a set of clothing (with accessories) - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his getup was exceedingly elegant

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

"formal attire" "battle dress"

(... is a kind of rig ) an attractive outfit

"she wore her best bib-and-tucker"

(... is a kind of rig ) a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)

(... is a kind of rig ) a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse

(... is a kind of rig ) the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens

Definition 5: a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) a wheeled vehicle drawn by one or more horses

(... is a kind of rig ) a Russian carriage pulled by three horses abreast

(... is a kind of rig ) small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and no hood

(... is a kind of rig ) a carriage for hire

(... is a kind of rig ) a two-wheeled horse-drawn covered carriage with the driver's seat above and behind the passengers

(... is a kind of rig ) a four-wheel covered carriage with a roof divided into two parts (front and back) that can be let down separately

(... is a kind of rig ) closed horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used to transport passengers and mail

(... is a kind of rig ) a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat

(... is a kind of rig ) a light four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; has two or four seats

(... is a kind of rig ) a light two-wheeled carriage

(... is a kind of rig ) a horse-drawn carriage in India

(... is a kind of rig ) an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; formerly used in Poland and Russia

(... is a kind of rig ) a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

(... is a kind of rig ) a horse-drawn carriage having four wheels; has an outside seat for the driver and facing inside seats for two couples and a folding top

(... is a kind of rig ) light carriage; pulled by a single horse

(... is a kind of rig ) an open horse-drawn carriage with four wheels; has a seat attached to a flexible board between the two axles

(... is a kind of rig ) a small lightweight carriage; drawn by a single horse

(... is a kind of rig ) small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood

(... is a kind of rig ) a luxurious carriage suitable for nobility in the 16th and 17th century

(... is a kind of rig ) a carriage consisting of two wheels and a calash top; drawn by a single horse

(... is a kind of rig ) a light four-wheel horse-drawn ceremonial carriage

(... is a kind of rig ) a closed carriage with four wheels and seats for four passengers

(rig is a part of ...) a servant's seat (or luggage compartment) in the rear of a carriage

(rig is a part of ...) a dead axle on a carriage or wagon that has terminal spindles on which the wheels revolve

Definition 6: a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) an automotive vehicle suitable for hauling

(... is a kind of rig ) trucking rig with two trailers in tandem

(rig is a part of ...) a trailer having wheels only in the rear; the front is supported by the towing vehicle

(rig is a part of ...) a large transport conveyance designed to be pulled by a truck or tractor

Definition 7: gear used in fishing - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

(rig is a part of ...) a cluster of hooks (without barbs) that is drawn through a school of fish to hook their bodies; used when fish are not biting

(rig is a member of ...) an implement with a shaft and barbed point used for catching fish

(rig is a member of ...) winder consisting of a revolving spool with a handle; attached to a fishing rod

(rig is a member of ...) a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water

(rig is a member of ...) a spear with a shaft and barbed point for throwing; used for catching large fish or whales; a strong line is attached to it

(rig is a member of ...) a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

(rig is a member of ...) an iron hook with a handle; used for landing large fish

(rig is a member of ...) a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line

(rig is a member of ...) a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached

(rig is a member of ...) a sharp barbed hook for catching fish

(rig is a member of ...) fisherman's lure; revolves when drawn through the water

Definition 8: equip with sails or masts - [verb of change]

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rig a ship

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

"The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

Definition 9: connect or secure to - [verb of contact]

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They rigged the bomb to the ignition

(rig is a kind of ...) cause to be firmly attached

"fasten the lock onto the door" "she fixed her gaze on the man"

Definition 10: manipulate in a fraudulent manner - [verb of possession]

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rig prices

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) determine the price of

"The grocer priced his wares high"

Samples where rig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rig an election

Synonyms for rig in the sense of this definition

(rig is a kind of ...) engage in deceitful behavior; practice trickery or fraud

"Who's chiseling on the side?"

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