Synonyms of peg in English:

peg


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See UK English definition of PEG

See Spanish definition of estaca

noun

1

SYNONYMS
spike, pin, nail, dowel, skewer, rivet, brad, screw, bolt, hook, stick, nog, spigot
fid
hack
hob
piton
tee
thole, thole pin
rare knag, spile

verb

1‘the flysheet is draped over and pegged to the ground’

SYNONYMS
fix, pin, attach, fasten, secure, make fast

2‘we decided to peg our prices’

SYNONYMS
hold down, keep down, fix, set, hold, control, freeze, limit

Phrases

    take someone down a peg or two


    SYNONYMS
    humble, humiliate, mortify, bring down, take down, bring low, demean, show up, shame, put to shame, make ashamed, discomfit, disgrace, discredit, downgrade, debase, degrade, devalue, dishonour, embarrass, put someone in their place, make a fool of, chasten, subdue, get the better of, have the last laugh on, abash, abase, crush, squash, quash, deflate, flatten, make someone eat humble pie
    informal put down, settle someone's hash, cut down to size
    North American informal make someone eat crow
    peg away

    ‘I am going to peg away with this novel’


    SYNONYMS
    work hard, work away, hammer away, grind away
    persevere, persist, exert oneself, apply oneself, keep at it, plod, soldier on
    informal slog, beaver, beaver away, plug, plug away, stick at, stick with it
    British informal graft, get one's head down