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peg

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of peg

  1. an individual part of a process, series, or ranking <took the arrogant student down a peg> Synonyms chapter, cut, grade, inch, notch, degree, phase, place, point, stage, stepRelated Words angle, aspect, facet, side; amount, measure, plane; decrement, increment




peg

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of peg

  1. 1 to arrange or assign according to type <pegged her as a backstabber right from the beginning> Synonyms assort, break down, categorize, class, codify, compartment, compartmentalize, digest, distinguish, distribute, grade, group, classify, place, range, rank, relegate, separate, sort, typeRelated Words array, dispose, draw up, marshal (also marshall), order, organize, systematize; alphabetize, catalog (or catalogue), file, index, list, refer; pigeonhole, shelve; identify, recognize; cull, screen, set, sieve, sift, winnow; clump, cluster, colligate; recategorize, reclassify, regroup; subcategorizeNear Antonyms confuse, disarrange, jumble, lump, mix (up), scramble; misclassify, missort, mistype

  2. 2 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm <pegged the ball to the second baseman> Synonyms cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, throw, pelt, pitch, sling, tossRelated Words bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust




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