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English noun: rig

1. rig (artifact) gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise


Broader (hypernym)appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia


Narrower (hyponym)drill rig, drilling rig, oil rig, oilrig

2. rig (artifact) a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together


Synonymsarticulated lorry, semi, tractor trailer, trailer truck, trucking rig


Broader (hypernym)motortruck, truck


Narrower (hyponym)tandem trailer


Part holonymsemi, semitrailer, trailer

3. rig (artifact) formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel


Synonymsrigging


Broader (hypernym)formation


Narrower (hyponym)Bermuda rig, Bermudan rig, Bermudian rig, cat rig, fore-and-aft rig, lateen-rig, Marconi rig

4. rig (artifact) a set of clothing (with accessories)


SamplesHis getup was exceedingly elegant.


Synonymsgetup, outfit, turnout


Broader (hypernym)attire, dress, garb


Narrower (hyponym)bib-and-tucker, ensemble, playsuit, trousseau

5. rig (artifact) gear used in fishing


Synonymsfishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle


Broader (hypernym)appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia


Part holonymgig


Member holonymbob, bobber, bobfloat, cork, fishgig, fishhook, fishing line, fishing pole, fishing rod, fizgig, gaff, gig, harpoon, lance, landing net, reel, spear, spinner

6. rig (artifact) a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses


Synonymscarriage, equipage


Broader (hypernym)horse-drawn vehicle


Narrower (hyponym)barouche, brougham, buckboard, buggy, cab, cabriolet, caroche, chaise, chariot, clarence, coach, coach-and-four, droshky, drosky, four-in-hand, gharry, gig, hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coach, hansom, hansom cab, landau, post chaise, roadster, shay, stanhope, surrey, trap, troika


Part holonymaxletree, rumble

7. rig (act) the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme


SamplesThat book is a fraud.


Synonymscheat, swindle


Broader (hypernym)fraud


Narrower (hyponym)bunco, bunco game, bunko, bunko game, con, con game, confidence game, confidence trick, cozenage, flimflam, gyp, holdout, hustle, pyramiding, scam, shell game, sting, swiz, thimblerig


English verb: rig

1. rig (social) arrange the outcome of by means of deceit


SamplesRig an election.


Synonymsset up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel

2. rig (possession) manipulate in a fraudulent manner


SamplesRig prices.


Synonymsmanipulate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)price

3. rig (contact) connect or secure to


SamplesThey rigged the bomb to the ignition.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)fasten, fix, secure

4. rig (change) equip with sails or masts


SamplesRig a ship.


Synonymsset, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)equip, fit, fit out, outfit









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