Meaning of RIG in English
■ verb ( ~s , ~ging , ~ged )
1》 provide (a boat) with sails and ~ging.
↘assemble and adjust (the equipment of a sailing boat, aircraft, etc.) in readiness for operation.
↘(often ~ something up ) set up (a device or structure), typically in a makeshift way.
2》 (often ~ someone out ) provide with clothes of a particular type.
1》 the arrangement of a boat's sails and ~ging.
↘the sail, mast, and boom of a windsurfer.
2》 an apparatus or device for a particular purpose.
↘an oil ~ or drilling ~.
↘(in CB and short-wave radio) a transmitter and receiver.
↘a type of construction for fishing tackle that bears the bait and hook.
3》 a person's costume or outfit.
4》 chiefly N. Amer. & Austral./NZ a truck.
full ~ informal smart or ceremonial clothes.
C15: perh. of Scand. o~in.
■ verb ( ~s , ~ging , ~ged ) manage or conduct (something) fraudulently so as to gain an advantage.
■ noun archaic a trick or swindle.
C18 (asnoun): of unknown o~in.
Concise Oxford English vocab. Сжатый оксфордский словарь английского языка. 2004