Racks Meaning

There are 18 meaning(s) for word Racks

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

    Synonyms : wheel
Racks Meaning 2 : torment emotionally or mentally

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

    Example : the newspapers were arranged on a rack

    Synonyms : stand
Racks Meaning 4 : go at a rack

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

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

    Example : wrack and ruin

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

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

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

Racks Meaning 10 : draw off from the lees

    Example : rack wine

Racks Meaning 11 : fly in high wind

Racks Meaning 12 : framework for holding objects

Racks Meaning 13 : put on a rack and pinion

    Example : rack a camera

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

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

Racks Meaning 16 : stretch to the limits

    Example : rack one's brains

Racks Meaning 17 : torture on the rack

Racks Meaning 18 : work on a rack

    Example : rack leather

How to Pronounce Racks

  • ræk