Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb rack_up

4 senses of rack up

Sense 1
score, hit, tally, rack up -- (gain points in a game; "The home team scored many times"; "He hit a home run"; "He hit .300 in the past season")
       => gain, advance, win, pull ahead, make headway, get ahead, gain ground -- (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")

Sense 2
rack up -- (place in a rack; "rack pool balls")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (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")

Sense 3
worst, pip, mop up, whip, rack up -- (defeat thoroughly; "He mopped up the floor with his opponents")
       => beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish -- (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")

Sense 4
rack up -- (supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals))
       => fill, fill up -- (become full; "The pool slowly filled with water"; "The theater filled up slowly")

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