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
    informal

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

    accumulate, amass

    score, tally, record, register, log

    informal

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