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Definition 1: supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals) - [verb of change]

(rack up is a kind of ...) become full

"The pool slowly filled with water" "The theater filled up slowly"

Definition 2: defeat thoroughly - [verb of competition]

Samples where rack up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He mopped up the floor with his opponents

Synonyms for rack up in the sense of this definition

(rack up is a kind of ...) come out better in a competition, race, or conflict

"Agassi beat Becker in the tennis championship" "We beat the competition" "Harvard defeated Yale in the last football game"

Definition 3: gain points in a game - [verb of competition]

Samples where rack up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The home team scored many times
  • He hit a home run
  • He hit .300 in the past season

Synonyms for rack up in the sense of this definition

(rack up is a kind of ...) obtain advantages, such as points, etc.

"The home team was gaining ground" "After defeating the Knicks, the Blazers pulled ahead of the Lakers in the battle for the number-one playoff berth in the Western Conference" "win points"

(... is a kind of rack up ) compensate; make the score equal

(... is a kind of rack up ) obtain a base on balls

(... is a kind of rack up ) score an ace against

"He aced his opponents"

(... is a kind of rack up ) score a hole in one

(... is a kind of rack up ) shoot in two strokes under par

(... is a kind of rack up ) make a goal

"He kicked the extra point after touchdown"

(... is a kind of rack up ) achieve a point or goal

"Nicklaus had a 70" "The Brazilian team got 4 goals" "She made 29 points that day"

(... is a kind of rack up ) hit a home run

(... is a kind of rack up ) score an extra point or points after touchdown by kicking the ball through the uprights or advancing the ball into the end zone

"Smith converted and his team won"

(... is a kind of rack up ) complete successfully

"score a penalty shot or free throw"

(... is a kind of rack up ) score (a spare)

(... is a kind of rack up ) score

"shoot a basket" "shoot a goal"

(... is a kind of rack up ) make a score (on a hole) equal to par

(rack up implies ...) compete for something; engage in a contest; measure oneself against others

Definition 4: place in a rack - [verb of contact]

Samples where rack up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rack pool balls

(rack up is a kind of ...) put into a certain place or abstract location

"Put your things here" "Set the tray down" "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children" "Place emphasis on a certain point"

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