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Rack Up meaning in English

Meaning of Rack Up in English

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Rack Up

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1. hit, rack up, score, tally

gain points in a game

Example Sentences:
'The home team scored many times'
'He hit a home run'
'He hit .300 in the past season'

2. rack up

place in a rack

Example Sentences:
'rack pool balls'

3. mop up, pip, rack up, whip, worst

defeat thoroughly

Example Sentences:
'He mopped up the floor with his opponents'

4. rack up

supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.

Rack Up

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verb (tr, adverb)
to accumulate (points)
2. Also: rack down
to adjust the vertical alignment of (the picture from a film projector or telecine machine) so that the upper or lower edges of the frame do not show

Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers

Rack Up

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to gain, score, or achieve
to rack up a victory
to be the victor over or beat decisively
to knock down, as with a punch
to injure, wreck, or destroy, as in an accident
racked up the car

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.

Rack Up

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a. A framework or stand in or on which to hold, hang, or display various articles: a trophy rack; a rack for baseball bats in the dugout; a drying rack for laundry.
b. Games A triangular frame for arranging billiard or pool balls at the start of a game.
c. A receptacle for livestock feed.
d. A frame for holding bombs in an aircraft.
2. Slang
a. A bunk or bed.
b. Sleep: tried to get some rack.
3. A toothed bar that meshes with a gearwheel, pinion, or other toothed machine part.
a. A state of intense anguish.
b. A cause of intense anguish.
5. An instrument of torture on which the victim's body was stretched.
6. A pair of antlers.
7. Vulgar Slang A woman's breasts.
tr.v. racked, rack·ing, racks
1. To place (billiard balls, for example) in a rack.
2. also wrack To cause great physical or mental suffering to: Pain racked his entire body. See Synonyms at afflict.
3. To torture by means of the rack.

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