Synonyms for peg

Synonyms for (noun) peg

Synonyms: peg, nog

Definition: a wooden pin pushed or driven into a surface

Similar words: pin

Definition: a small slender (often pointed) piece of wood or metal used to support or fasten or attach things


Synonyms: peg, oarlock, rowlock, thole, tholepin, pin

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

Similar words: holder

Definition: a holding device

Usage: a towel holder; a cigarette holder; an umbrella holder


Synonyms: peg

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

Similar words: regulator

Definition: any of various controls or devices for regulating or controlling fluid flow, pressure, temperature, etc.


Synonyms: peg, pegleg, wooden leg, leg

Definition: a prosthesis that replaces a missing leg

Similar words: prosthesis, prosthetic device

Definition: corrective consisting of a replacement for a part of the body


Synonyms: pin, peg, stick

Definition: informal terms for the leg

Usage: fever left him weak on his sticks

Similar words: leg

Definition: a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle


Synonyms: pin, peg

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

Similar words: mark, marker, marking

Definition: a distinguishing symbol

Usage: the owner's mark was on all the sheep

Synonyms for (verb) peg

Synonyms: peg

Definition: stabilize (the price of a commodity or an exchange rate) by legislation or market operations

Usage: The weak currency was pegged to the US Dollar

Similar words: stabilise, stabilize

Definition: make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium

Usage: The drug stabilized her blood pressure; stabilize prices


Synonyms: peg, peg down

Definition: fasten or secure with a wooden pin

Usage: peg a tent

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached


Synonyms: peg

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

Similar words: thrust, pierce

Definition: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument


Synonyms: peg, nail, nail down

Definition: succeed in obtaining a position

Usage: He nailed down a spot at Harvard

Similar words: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods

Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal

Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won