Synonyms for rig


1. rig, gear, paraphernalia, appurtenance
usage: gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
2. trailer truck, tractor trailer, trucking rig, rig, articulated lorry, semi, truck, motortruck
usage: a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together
3. rig, rigging, formation
usage: formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
4. outfit, getup, rig, turnout, attire, garb, dress
usage: a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
5. fishing gear, tackle, fishing tackle, fishing rig, rig, gear, paraphernalia, appurtenance
usage: gear used in fishing
6. carriage, equipage, rig, horse-drawn vehicle
usage: a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
7. swindle, cheat, rig, fraud
usage: the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme; "that book is a fraud"


1. rig, set up, cheat, chisel
usage: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
2. rig, manipulate, price
usage: manipulate in a fraudulent manner; "rig prices"
3. rig, fasten, fix, secure
usage: connect or secure to; "They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
4. rig, set, set up, equip, fit, fit out, outfit
usage: equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship"
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