Definitions for Rigrɪg

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

rigrɪg(v.; n.)rigged, rig•ging

  1. (v.t.)to fit (a ship, mast, etc.) with rigging.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  2. to furnish with equipment or clothing (usu. fol. by out or up).

  3. to assemble, install, or prepare (often fol. by up).

  4. to manipulate fraudulently:

    to rig prices.

  5. (n.)the arrangement of the masts, spars, sails, etc., on a boat or ship.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  6. apparatus designed for some purpose:

    a hi-fi rig; oil-drilling rig.

  7. a tractor-trailer.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Transportation

  8. a carriage or wagon together with its horse.

    Category: Transportation

  9. costume; clothing.

Origin of rig:

1480–90; prob. < Scand; cf. Norw, Sw rigg (n.), rigga (v.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rig(noun)

    gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise

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

    a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together

  3. rig, rigging(noun)

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

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

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

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

    gear used in fishing

  6. carriage, equipage, rig(noun)

    a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses

  7. swindle, cheat, rig(verb)

    the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

    "that book is a fraud"

  8. rig, set up(verb)

    arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

    "rig an election"

  9. rig, manipulate(verb)

    manipulate in a fraudulent manner

    "rig prices"

  10. rig(verb)

    connect or secure to

    "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"

  11. rig, set, set up(verb)

    equip with sails or masts

    "rig a ship"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. rig(verb)ɪg

    to dishonestly influence a competitive activity, election, etc.

    The ruling party rigged the election.

  2. rigɪg

    to change a device or machine to make it do sth it is not intended to do

    He rigged the camera so that it turned on when someone pushed "off."; a car rigged with explosives


  1. rig(Noun)

    The rigging of a sailing ship or other such craft.

  2. rig(Noun)

    Special equipment or gear used for a particular purpose.

  3. rig(Noun)

    A large truck such as a semi-tractor.

  4. rig(Noun)

    The special apparatus used for drilling wells.

  5. rig(Noun)

    A costume or an outfit.

  6. rig(Noun)

    Computer case, often modified for looks.

  7. rig(Noun)

    An imperfectly castrated horse, sheep etc.

  8. rig(Noun)

    A Citizens' band radio.

  9. rig(Verb)

    To fit out with a harness or other equipment.

  10. rig(Verb)

    To equip and fit a ship with sails, shrouds, and yards.

  11. rig(Verb)

    To dress or clothe in some costume.

  12. rig(Verb)

    To make or construct something in haste or in a makeshift manner.

  13. rig(Verb)

    To manipulate something dishonestly for personal gain or discriminatory purposes.

    to rig an election

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rig(noun)

    a ridge

  2. Rig(verb)

    to furnish with apparatus or gear; to fit with tackling

  3. Rig(verb)

    to dress; to equip; to clothe, especially in an odd or fanciful manner; -- commonly followed by out

  4. Rig(noun)

    the peculiar fitting in shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts, by which different types of vessels are distinguished; as, schooner rig, ship rig, etc. See Illustration in Appendix

  5. Rig(noun)

    dress; esp., odd or fanciful clothing

  6. Rig(noun)

    a romp; a wanton; one given to unbecoming conduct

  7. Rig(noun)

    a sportive or unbecoming trick; a frolic

  8. Rig(noun)

    a blast of wind

  9. Rig(verb)

    to play the wanton; to act in an unbecoming manner; to play tricks

  10. Rig(verb)

    to make free with; hence, to steal; to pilfer

Anagrams of Rig

  1. G.R.I., GRI, IrG

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an oil-rig.

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