(noun, verb)


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

Definition categories: man–made, appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia

2. a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together

Similar word(s): semi

Definition categories: man–made, motortruck, truck

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

Similar word(s): rigging

Definition categories: man–made, formation

4. a set of clothing (with accessories)

Similar word(s): getup, outfit, turnout

Definition categories: man–made, attire, dress, garb

5. gear used in fishing

Similar word(s): tackle

Definition categories: man–made, appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia

6. a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses

Similar word(s): carriage, equipage

Definition categories: man–made

7. the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme

Similar word(s): cheat, swindle

Definition categories: act, fraud


1. arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

- rig an election

Definition categories: social, cheat, chisel

2. manipulate in a fraudulent manner

- rig prices

Similar word(s): manipulate

Definition categories: possession, price

3. connect or secure to

- They rigged the bomb to the ignition

Definition categories: contact, fasten, fix, secure

4. equip with sails or masts

- rig a ship

Similar word(s): set

Definition categories: change, equip, fit, outfit

Sentences with rig as a verb:

- to rig an election