(1)   The act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
"That book is a fraud"
(2)   A vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
(3)   Gear used in fishing
(4)   A set of clothing (with accessories)
"His getup was exceedingly elegant"
(5)   Gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise
(6)   Formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel
(7)   A truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together


(8)   Equip with sails or masts
"Rig a ship"
(9)   Connect or secure to
"They rigged the bomb to the ignition"
(10)   Manipulate in a fraudulent manner
"Rig prices"
(11)   Arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
"Rig an election"


  1. The rigging of a sailing ship or other such craft.
  2. Special equipment or gear used for a particular purpose.
    • The climbers each had a different rig for climbing that particular rockface.
  3. A large truck such as a semi-tractor.
    • Every rig at the truckstop had custom-made mud-flaps.
  4. The special apparatus used for drilling wells.
  5. A costume or an outfit.
    • My sister and I always made our own rigs for Halloween.
  6. Computer case, often modified for looks.
  7. An imperfectly castrated horse, sheep etc.


  1. To fit out with a harness or other equipment.
  2. To equip and fit a ship with sails, shrouds, and yards.
  3. To dress or clothe in some costume.
  4. To make or construct something in haste or in a makeshift manner.
  5. To manipulate something dishonestly for personal gain.


  1. rich (having wealth)
  2. wealthy, affluent
  3. exuberant, luxuriant


  1. rig (the arrangement of masts etc., the special apparatus used for drilling oil wells)