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1. rack

noun. ['ˈræk'] framework for holding objects.

Synonyms

  • bicycle rack
  • plate rack
  • towel rack
  • coat rack
  • dish rack
  • carrier
  • hatrack
  • hayrack
  • framework
  • towel horse
  • toastrack
  • coatrack
  • barbeque
  • pipe rack
  • tie rack

Antonyms

  • straight line
  • unfasten
  • unhook
  • underdress

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Rack

  • post-attack
  • vanvlack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • repack
  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • whack
  • trak
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • slack
  • schnack
  • schlack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • placke
  • plack
  • kwak
  • flak
  • flack
  • clack

Example sentences of the word rack


1. Noun, singular or mass
Press your feet into the floor and lift the barbell off the rack.

Quotes containing the word rack


1. the [coat] rack above his head like a javelin.On the other side of the door was Jace. He blinked. "Is that a coatrack?"Jordan slammed the coatrack down on the ground and sighed. "If you'd been a vampire, this would have been a lot more useful.""Yes,"said Jace. "Or, you know, just someone with a lot of coats.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Fallen Angels

2. Man has two legs and chairs have four, because we were made to stand out, not sit down—or be sat on. You are your brand—you are not a piece of furniture. Well, this applies to everyone except my grandma, but she’s dead, so she really doesn’t mind being used as a coat rack.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I like watching people stretch in the park. It's my new favorite pastime since I bought a portable rack.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] go at a rack.

Synonyms

  • single-foot

Antonyms

  • attend
  • increased

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] stretch to the limits.

Synonyms

  • try
  • strain

Antonyms

  • good health
  • be full
  • be well

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] work on a rack.

Synonyms

  • work
  • work on
  • process

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • take
  • inactivity
  • pleasantness

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. rack

noun. ['ˈræk'] a support for displaying various articles.

Synonyms

  • spice rack
  • spit
  • cruet-stand
  • stand
  • support
  • tripod
  • music stand
  • music rack
  • magazine rack
  • dress rack

Antonyms

  • decompress
  • decompression
  • unclasp
  • pull

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. rack

noun. ['ˈræk'] an instrument of torture that stretches or disjoints or mutilates victims.

Synonyms

  • wheel

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • disarrange

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] fly in high wind.

Synonyms

  • wing

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • switch on

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] put on a rack and pinion.

Synonyms

  • put to work

Antonyms

  • start
  • stand still

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. rack

verb. ['ˈræk'] draw off from the lees.

Synonyms

  • take out

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. rack

noun. ['ˈræk'] a rapid gait of a horse in which each foot strikes the ground separately.

Synonyms

  • gait

Antonyms

  • spread
  • fearfulness

Etymology

  • rakken (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • reccan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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