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rig

rig

 
pronunciation:
rIg
parts of speech:
verb, noun
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part of speech: verb
inflections: rigged, rigging, rigs
definition 1: to make ready for use by attaching sails, lines, and rope.
The crew rigged the boat.
similar words:
equip, fit, outfit
definition 2: to put together from whatever materials are available in order to use for a short time (usually followed by "up").
They rigged up a kitchen at the camp.
synonyms:
improvise
similar words:
concoct, design, devise, fashion
definition 3: to provide with equipment, gear, or clothing (usually followed by "out" or "up").
The counselor rigged out the campers with supplies for the fishing trip.
synonyms:
equip, outfit
similar words:
provision, supply
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: equipment or gear made for a special purpose.
We'll need the right rig for our climbing trip.
synonyms:
equipment, gear, tackle
similar words:
apparatus, kit, outfit
definition 2: the arrangement and number of masts and sails of a particular type of boat or ship.
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