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rack1

rack1

 
 
pronunciation:
raek
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a frame or stand used to hold, hang, or show things.
This wine rack holds twenty bottles.The dresses on this rack don't come in my size.
 
synonyms:
stand
similar words:
frame, framework, holder, shelves, skeleton, tree, trestle
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: racked, racking, racks
definition 1: to cause great suffering or pain to; torture.
Pain racked his body.
synonyms:
torment, torture
similar words:
anguish, grill, harrow, interrogate, outrage, persecute
definition 2: to cause stress or strain to.
She racked her brains trying to remember.
synonyms:
harrow, strain
similar words:
afflict, distress, sprain, stress, stretch, twist, wring
Word Builder: kinds of rack
  • bike rack:
    a rack for holding bicycles, usually outside.
  • dish rack:
    a rack for holding dishes while they dry.
  • spice rack:
    a rack for holding containers of spices.
  • wine rack:
    a rack for holding bottles of wine.