Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: rig
IPA transcription: [ɹ'ɪɡ]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rig
    Meaning: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: rig, set_up
    Meaning: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
  • Synonyms: rig, manipulate
    Meaning: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices"
  • Synonyms: rig
    Meaning: connect or secure to; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
Usage examples
  • "Go to your room, girl, and take off that rig.
  • Every well he drills is a gusher that blows the rig clear up into the stratosphere.
  • A rudder (a novel idea to our red-skinned companions), and a box of sand in the stern of one of the boats for a fire-place, completed our rig.
  • "For England expects--I forbear to proceed: 'Tis a maxim tremendous, but trite: And you'd best be unpacking the things that you need To rig yourselves out for the fight."
  • He was the first to fasten things together with glue; he invented the plumb-line and the auger; and he showed seamen how to put up masts in their ships and how to rig the sails to them with ropes.