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