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Synonyms for rack

Synonyms for (noun) rack

Synonyms: single-foot, rack Definition: a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately

Similar words: gait Definition: a horse's manner of moving

Synonyms: rack Definition: a form of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body

Similar words: torture, torturing Definition: the 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 Usage: it required unnatural torturing to extract a confession

Synonyms: stand, rack Definition: a support for displaying various articles Usage: the newspapers were arranged on a rack

Similar words: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: rack Definition: framework for holding objects

Similar words: framework Definition: a structure supporting or containing something

Synonyms: rack, wheel Definition: an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims

Similar words: instrument of torture Definition: an instrument of punishment designed and used to inflict torture on the condemned person

Synonyms: rack, wrack Definition: the destruction or collapse of something Usage: wrack and ruin

Similar words: demolition, destruction, wipeout Definition: an event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something

Synonyms: rack Definition: rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton

Similar words: cut, cut of meat Definition: a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Synonyms for (verb) rack

Synonyms: rack Definition: torture on the rack

Similar words: torment, torture, excruciate Definition: subject to torture Usage: The sinners will be tormented in Hell, according to the Bible

Synonyms: rack Definition: seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block

Similar words: prehend, seize, clutch Definition: take hold of; grab Usage: The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter; She clutched her purse; The mother seized her child by the arm; Birds of prey often seize small mammals

Synonyms: rack Definition: work on a rack Usage: rack leather

Similar words: process, work, work on Definition: shape, form, or improve a material Usage: work stone into tools; process iron; work the metal

Synonyms: rack Definition: stretch to the limits Usage: rack one's brains

Similar words: try, strain, stress Definition: test the limits of Usage: You are trying my patience!

Synonyms: excruciate, torment, torture, rack Definition: torment emotionally or mentally

Similar words: pain, anguish, hurt Definition: cause emotional anguish or make miserable Usage: It pains me to see my children not being taught well in school

Synonyms: rack Definition: draw off from the lees Usage: rack wine

Similar words: take out, draw Definition: take liquid out of a container or well Usage: She drew water from the barrel

Synonyms: rack Definition: fly in high wind

Similar words: wing, fly Definition: travel through the air; be airborne Usage: Man cannot fly

Synonyms: scud, rack Definition: run before a gale

Similar words: sail Definition: travel on water propelled by wind Usage: I love sailing, especially on the open sea; the ship sails on

Synonyms: rack, single-foot Definition: go at a rack Usage: the horses single-footed

Similar words: pace Definition: go at a pace Usage: The horse paced

Synonyms: rack, extort, wring, gouge, squeeze Definition: obtain by coercion or intimidation Usage: They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss; They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him

Similar words: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Synonyms: rack Definition: put on a rack and pinion Usage: rack a camera

Similar words: put to work, work Definition: cause to work Usage: he is working his servants hard