Rack Meaning

There are 18 meaning(s) for word rack

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Rack Meaning 1 : an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

    Synonyms : wheel
Rack Meaning 2 : torment emotionally or mentally

    Synonyms : excruciate,  torment,  torture
Rack Meaning 3 : a support for displaying various articles

    Example : the newspapers were arranged on a rack

    Synonyms : stand
Rack Meaning 4 : go at a rack

    Synonyms : single-foot
Rack Meaning 5 : a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

    Synonyms : single-foot
Rack Meaning 6 : the destruction or collapse of something

    Example : wrack and ruin

    Synonyms : wrack
Rack Meaning 7 : obtain by coercion or intimidation

    Synonyms : extort,  gouge,  squeeze,  wring
Rack Meaning 8 : run before a gale

    Synonyms : scud
Rack Meaning 9 : a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body

Rack Meaning 10 : draw off from the lees

    Example : rack wine

Rack Meaning 11 : fly in high wind

Rack Meaning 12 : framework for holding objects

Rack Meaning 13 : put on a rack and pinion

    Example : rack a camera

Rack Meaning 14 : rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

Rack Meaning 15 : seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block

Rack Meaning 16 : stretch to the limits

    Example : rack one's brains

Rack Meaning 17 : torture on the rack

Rack Meaning 18 : work on a rack

    Example : rack leather

How to Pronounce rack

  • ræk