Synonyms of rack in English:

rack


See definition of rack

noun

1‘turn the cake out on to a wire rack to cool’

SYNONYMS

framework, frame, stand, holder, shelf, form, trestle, support, bin, box, bunker, container, structure


verb

1‘she was racked with guilt’

SYNONYMS

torment, afflict, torture, pain, agonize, cause agony to, cause pain to, cause suffering to, harrow, pierce, stab, wound, crucify

plague, bedevil, persecute, harass, distress, trouble, worry

convulse

literary rend


Phrases

    on the rack

      SYNONYMS

      under pressure, under stress, under a strain, in distress

      suffering, going through torture, in agony, in pain, racked with pain

      in trouble, in difficulties, having problems

    rack one's brains

      ‘she racked her brains, but there was nothing she could tell him’

      SYNONYMS

      think hard, put one's mind to something, give much thought to something, concentrate, try to remember, puzzle over something, cudgel one's brains, furrow one's brow

      informal

      scratch one's head

    rack up

      ‘the privately-held chain racks up sales of $3.3 million’

      SYNONYMS

      achieve, attain, accomplish, gain, earn, win, succeed in making, reach, make, get, obtain

      accumulate, amass

      score, tally, record, register, log

      chalk up, clock up, knock up, notch up, turn in, bag