Meaning of RIG in English

RIG

I. transitive verb (~ged; ~ging) Etymology: probably back-formation from ~ging Date: 15th century to fit out (as a ship) with ~ging, clothe , dress , to furnish with special gear ; equip , 4. to put in condition or position for use ; adjust , arrange , construct , II. noun Date: 1822 the distinctive shape, number, and arrangement of sails and masts of a ship, equipage , clothing , dress , tackle, equipment, or machinery fitted for a specified purpose , a tractor-trailer combination, III. transitive verb (~ged; ~ging) Etymology: ~, noun, a swindle Date: 1851 to manipulate or control usually by deceptive or dishonest means , to fix in advance for a desired result

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