Pronunciation of Rack
/ɹˈak/, /ɹˈak/, /ɹ_ˈa_k/
Synonyms for rack:
gait, scourge, shelf, horn.
Other synonyms and related words:
frustrate, excruciate, persecute, viewpoint, grill, lair, strike, cloud, gallop, manger, stand, stuff, bicycle, wring from, pad, scud, pinch, shove, shelf, bunk, smite, single-foot, sales booth, dart, strait, gouge, bandstand, standpoint, crucify, contort, cycle, kip, sack, bedevil, hay, compact, dash, holder, scoot, steering wheel, force out, press, compress, sea wrack, bed, besiege, wedge, tie up, point of view, outdoor stage, hanger, contract, flash, shoot, trot, twinge, excruciation, bosom, harrow, wrack, squeeze, scourge, crush, roulette wheel, wheel, tribulation, deform, travail, wring, cog, bike, dun, pedestal, gait, force, base, extort, distort, standstill.
Sense 1 (noun)
baby bed (noun)
frame, framework (noun)
bite, burn, crick, inflammation, gripe, wound, stab, pain, earache, irritation, wrench, hurt, anguish, malaise, Migraine, throb, Back Ache, smarting, bruise, infliction, ache, suffering, torment, throe, injury, chafing, cramp, sting, grief, pang, agony, discomfort, sore, misery, painfulness, affliction, spasm, distress, stitch, headache, torture.
punishment device (noun)
jail, prison, strap, pillory, whipping post, switch, torture chamber, thong, cowhide, ax, rod, stake, rawhide, gibbet, block, iron, captivity, cane, rope, gas chamber, birch rod, maiden, guillotine, noose, truncheon, stocks, bull whip, whip, gallows, scaffold, thumbscrew, electric chair, lash, solitary confinement.
torture; strain (verb)
Usage examples for rack:
- I beg and beseech you not to rack your tender heart for my sake. - "Comrade Kropotkin", Victor Robinson.
- I doubt if any type of pipe ever existed which was not represented in that rack. - "The King in Yellow", Robert W. Chambers.
- Well, here's Alicia's hanging on the hall rack. - "Two Little Women on a Holiday", Carolyn Wells.