HyperDic: rack_up

English > 4 senses of the expression rack up:
VERBcompetitionrack up, score, hit, tallygain points in a game / game / game
contactrack upplace in a rack / rack
competitionrack up, worst, pip, mop up, whipdefeat thoroughly
changerack upsupply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals)
English > rack up: 4 senses > verb 1, competition
Meaninggain points in a game / game / game.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymsscore, hit, tally
Entailscompete, vie, contendcompete for something
Caused bydrive inCause a run or runner to be scored
Narroweracescore an ace against
convertscore (a spare)
convertcomplete successfully
convertscore an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone
eagleShoot in two strokes under par
equalize, equalise, get evencompensate
have, get, makeachieve a point or goal
hole upscore a hole in one
homerhit a home run
kickmake a goal
parmake a score (on a hole) equal to par
shootscore
walkObtain a base on balls
Broadergain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain groundObtain advantages, such as points, etc.
Spanishanotar, marcar
Catalananotar, marcar
English > rack up: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningplace in a rack / rack.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
English > rack up: 4 senses > verb 3, competition
Meaningdefeat thoroughly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsworst, pip, mop up, whip
Broaderbeat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquishCome out better in a competition, race, or conflict
Spanishacabar con, arrasar, azotar, derrotar, despepitar, destruir, hacer papilla, vencer
Catalanarrasar, espinyolar, fer pols
English > rack up: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningSupply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderfill, fill upBecome full

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