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rack

 
Noun rack has 6 senses
  1. rack - framework for holding objects
    --1 is a kind of
    framework, frame, framing
    --1 has particulars:
     barbecue, barbeque; bicycle rack; carrier; coatrack, coat rack, hatrack; dish rack; hayrack; pipe rack; plate rack; tie rack; toastrack; towel rack, towel horse
    Derived forms: verb rack9, verb rack3
  2. rack - rib section of a forequarter of veal or pork or especially lamb or mutton
    --2 is a kind of
    cut, cut of meat
    --2 has particulars: rack of lamb, crown roast
  3. wrack, rack - the destruction or collapse of something; "wrack and ruin"
    --3 is a kind of destruction, demolition, wipeout
  4. rack, wheel - an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims
    --4 is a kind of instrument of torture
    Derived forms: verb rack11, verb rack8
  5. rack, stand - a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
    --5 is a kind of support
    --5 has parts: spit
    --5 has particulars:
     bier; cruet-stand; dress rack; magazine rack; music stand, music rack; spice rack; tripod
  6. rack, single-foot - a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately
    --6 is a kind of gait
    Derived form: verb rack1
Verb rack has 11 senses
  1. single-foot, rack - go at a rack; "the horses single-footed"
    --1 is one way to pace
    Derived form: noun rack6
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. rack - stretch to the limits; "rack one's brains"
    --2 is one way to
    try, strain, stress
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. rack - put on a rack and pinion; "rack a camera"
    --3 is one way to
    work, put to work
    Derived form: noun rack1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring - obtain by coercion or intimidation; "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"
    --4 is one way to overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something from somebody
  5. scud, rack - run before a gale
    --5 is one way to sail
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. rack - fly in high wind
    --6 is one way to
    fly, wing
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  7. rack - draw off from the lees; "rack wine"
    --7 is one way to
    draw, take out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  8. torment, torture, excruciate, rack - torment emotionally or mentally
    --8 is one way to pain, anguish, hurt
    Derived form: noun rack4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  9. rack - work on a rack; "rack leather"
    --9 is one way to
    work, work on, process
    Derived form: noun rack1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. rack - seize together, as of parallel ropes of a tackle in order to prevent running through the block
    --10 is one way to
    seize, prehend, clutch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. rack - torture on the rack
    --11 is one way to
    torture, excruciate, torment
    Derived form: noun rack4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
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