Translation of "rig" - English-Spanish dictionary

rig

verb uk /rɪɡ/ (-gg-)

to arrange dishonestly for the result of something, for example an election, to be changed

amañar
Previous elections in the country have been rigged by the ruling party.

to fix a piece of equipment in place

aparejar, instalar
We rigged up a tent between two trees.
The sailors rigged the ship with new sails.
→ Idioms rig the market → Phrasal verbs rig sb out , rig sth up
noun uk /rɪɡ/

a large structure that is used for removing oil or gas from the ground or the bottom of the sea

plataforma
Safety precautions on oil rigs are designed to cope with fires and small-scale explosions.

(Translation of “rig” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

rig

verb /riɡ/ (past tense, past participle rigged)

to fit (a ship) with ropes and sails.

aparejar
rigging noun

the ropes etc which control a ship’s masts and sails.

jarcia, aparejo
rig out phrasal verb

to dress

ataviar, vestir
She was rigged out in rather odd clothes
(nounrig-out) She was wearing a strange rig-out.
rig up phrasal verb

to build usually quickly with whatever material is available

improvisar
They rigged up a rough shelter with branches and mud.

(Translation of “rig” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)