rack up

rack up


Definition of RACK UP

to gain (as points or runs in a game) as credit towards one's total number of points <having racked up a huge number of points in the short program, the figure skater would have to have a disastrous long program in order to miss out on a medal>
Synonyms rack up, tally
Related Words triumph, win; best, defeat
Near Antonyms lose
to obtain (as a goal) through effort <racked up their second consecutive Super Bowl victory>
Synonyms attain, bag, chalk up, clock (up) [chiefly British], gain, hit, log, make, notch (up), rack up, ring up, score, win
Near Antonyms fall short (of), miss; fail (at); lose

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