rack up

verb
racked up; racking up; racks up

Definition of rack up

transitive verb

: achieve, gain racked up their 10th victory

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Examples of rack up in a Sentence

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 racked up their second consecutive Super Bowl victory

First Known Use of rack up

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rack up was in 1949

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“Rack up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rack%20up. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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