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English verb: rack up

1. rack up (competition) gain points in a game

SamplesThe home team scored many times.
He hit a home run.
He hit .300 in the past season.

Synonymshit, score, tally

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)advance, gain, gain ground, get ahead, make headway, pull ahead, win

Narrower (hyponym)ace, convert, convert, convert, eagle, equalise, equalize, get, get even, have, hole up, homer, kick, make, par, shoot, walk

Entailcompete, contend, vie

2. rack up (contact) place in a rack

SamplesRack pool balls.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set

3. rack up (competition) defeat thoroughly

SamplesHe mopped up the floor with his opponents.

Synonymsmop up, pip, whip, worst

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)beat, beat out, crush, shell, trounce, vanquish

4. rack up (change) supply a rack with feed for (horses or other animals)

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up

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