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Synonyms of peg

Noun


1. peg, nog, pin

usage: a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

2. peg, pin, marker, marking, mark

usage: small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.

3. pin, peg, stick, leg

usage: informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks"

4. peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg, prosthesis, prosthetic device

usage: a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

5. peg, regulator

usage: regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument

6. peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock, holder

usage: a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

Verb


1. nail down, nail, peg, succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods

usage: succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard"

2. peg, pierce, thrust

usage: pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into

3. peg, peg down, attach

usage: fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent"

4. peg, stabilize, stabilise

usage: stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar"

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