rigged

When something is rigged, it's fully equipped and ready to go. You'll usually find this adjective describing a sailboat or ship with masts and sails.

A fully rigged boat has all the necessary ropes, sails, and masts that it needs to travel on the water. While this nautical adjective is narrowly focused on sailing vessels, you can also use rigged to mean "fraudulent" or "tampered with." If a politician talks about a rigged election, he is not-so-subtly accusing his opponent of conspiring to illegally manipulate the outcome of a vote. This meaning comes from a now-obsolete meaning of rig, "a trick."

Definitions of rigged
  1. adjective
    fitted or equipped with necessary rigging (sails and shrouds and stays etc)
    Synonyms:
    lateen, lateen-rigged
    rigged with a triangular (lateen) sail
    outrigged
    rigged with a structure projecting from or over the side of a boat for various purposes; to prevent capsizing or to support an oarlock or to help secure a mast etc
    square-rigged
    rigged with square sails as the principal ones
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    Antonyms:
    unrigged
    stripped of rigging
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