HyperDic: rack

English > 18 senses of the word rack:
NOUNartifactrackframework for holding objects
foodrackrib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
eventrack, wrackthe destruction or collapse of something
artifactrack, wheelan instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
artifactrack, standa support for displaying various articles
actracka form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
actrack, single-foota rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
VERBmotionrack, single-footgo at a rack
emotionrackstretch to the limits / limits
socialrackput on a rack and pinion
possessionrack, extort, squeeze, gouge, wringobtain by coercion or intimidation
motionrack, scudrun before a gale
motionrackfly in high wind
motionrackdraw off from the lees
emotionrack, torment, torture, excruciatetorment emotionally or mentally
creationrackwork on a rack / rack
contactrackseize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
bodyracktorture on the rack
rack > pronunciation
Soundsrae'k
Rhymesaback ... zodiac: 126 rhymes with aek...
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningframework for holding objects.
Narrowerbarbecue, barbequeA rack to hold meat for cooking over hot charcoal usually out of doors
bicycle rackA rack for parking bicycles
carrierA rack attached to a vehicle
coatrack, coat rack, hatrackA rack with hooks for temporarily holding coats and hats
dish rackA rack for holding dishes as dishwater drains off of them
hayrackA rack that holds hay for feeding livestock
pipe rackA rack for holding a smoker's pipes
plate rackA rack for holding plates to dry after they have been washed
tie rackA rack for storing ties
toastrackA rack for holding slices of toast
towel rack, towel horseA rack consisting of one or more bars on which towels can be hung
Broaderframework, frameA structure supporting or containing something
Verbsrackwork on a rack / rack
rackput on a rack and pinion
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningrib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton.
Narrowerrack of lamb, crown roastA roast of the rib section of lamb
Broadercut, cut of meatA piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe destruction or collapse of something.
Example"wrack and ruin"
Synonymwrack
Broaderdestruction, demolition, wipeoutAn event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
Spanishdesolación, destrucción, ruina, tormento
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims.
Synonymwheel
Broaderinstrument of tortureAn instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person
Spanishpotro, rueda de tortura, rueda
Catalanroda
Verbsracktorture on the rack
racktorment emotionally or mentally
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA support for displaying various articles.
Example"the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
Synonymstand
PartsspitA skewer for holding meat over a fire / fire
NarrowerbierA stand to support a corpse or a coffin prior to burial
cruet-standA stand for cruets containing various condiments
dress rackA rack used primarily to display dresses for sale in a store
magazine rackA rack for displaying magazines
music stand, music rackA light stand for holding sheets of printed music
spice rackA rack for displaying containers filled with spices / spices
tripodA three-legged rack used for support
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishanaquel
Catalanpostada
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body.
Broadertorture, torturingThe deliberate, systematic, or wanton infliction of physical or mental suffering by one or more persons in an attempt to force another person to yield information or to make a confession or for any other reason
English > rack: 18 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningA rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately.
Synonymsingle-foot
BroadergaitA horse's manner of moving
Verbsrackgo at a rack
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningGo at a rack.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsingle-foot
BroaderpaceGo at a pace
Nounsracka rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 2, emotion
Meaningstretch to the limits / limits.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rack one's brains"
Broadertry, strain, stressTest the limits of
Spanishatormentar, devanarse
Catalantrencar-se
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningput on a rack and pinion.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rack a camera"
Broaderwork, put to workCause to work
Nounsrackframework for holding objects
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningObtain by coercion or intimidation.
PatternSomebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsextort, squeeze, gouge, wring
NarrowerbleedGet or extort (money or other possessions) from someone
Broaderovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
Spanishatormentar, exprimir, extorsionar
Catalanarrabassar, arruïnar, extorquir, extorsionar
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningRun before a gale.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymscud
Categorynavigation, pilotage, pilotingThe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
BroadersailTravel on water propelled by wind
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningfly in high wind.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Broaderfly, wingTravel through the air
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningDraw off from the lees.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rack wine"
Broaderdraw, take outtake liquid out of a container or well
Spanishdepurar, trasegar
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 8, emotion
Meaningtorment emotionally or mentally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymstorment, torture, excruciate
Broaderpain, anguish, hurtCause emotional anguish / anguish or make miserable
Spanishatormentar, martirizar, torturar
Catalanmartiritzar, torturar
Nounsrackan instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 9, creation
MeaningWork on a rack / rack.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rack leather"
EntailsstretchPull in opposite directions
Broaderwork, work on, processshape, form, or improve a material
Nounsrackframework for holding objects
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 10, contact
Meaningseize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderseize, prehend, clutchtake hold of
English > rack: 18 senses > verb 11, body
Meaningtorture on the rack.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broadertorture, excruciate, tormentsubject to torture
Spanishatormentar, dar potro, torturar con potro
Nounsrackan instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

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