Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun peg

6 senses of peg

Sense 1
peg, nog -- (a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface)
       => pin -- (a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things)

Sense 2
peg, pin -- (small markers inserted into a surface to mark scores or define locations etc.)
       => marker, marking, mark -- (a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep")

Sense 3
pin, peg, stick -- (informal terms for the leg; "fever left him weak on his sticks")
       => leg -- (a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle)

Sense 4
peg, wooden leg, leg, pegleg -- (a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg)
       => prosthesis, prosthetic device -- (corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body)

Sense 5
peg -- (regulator that can be turned to regulate the pitch of the strings of a stringed instrument)
       => regulator -- (any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.)

Sense 6
peg, pin, thole, tholepin, rowlock, oarlock -- (a holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing)
       => holder -- (a holding device; "a towel holder"; "a cigarette holder"; "an umbrella holder")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb peg

4 senses of peg

Sense 1
nail down, nail, peg -- (succeed in obtaining a position; "He nailed down a spot at Harvard")
       => succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods -- (attain success or reach a desired goal; "The enterprise succeeded"; "We succeeded in getting tickets to the show"; "she struggled to overcome her handicap and won")

Sense 2
peg -- (pierce with a wooden pin or knock or thrust a wooden pin into)
       => pierce, thrust -- (penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument)

Sense 3
peg, peg down -- (fasten or secure with a wooden pin; "peg a tent")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)
          Phrasal Verb-> peg down#2

Sense 4
peg -- (stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations; "The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar")
       => stabilize, stabilise -- (make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium; "The drug stabilized her blood pressure"; "stabilize prices")

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