rack up

verb

Definition of rack up

transitive verb
:achieve, gain
  • racked up their 10th victory

Examples of rack up in a Sentence

  1. 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

  2. racked up their second consecutive Super Bowl victory

First Known Use of rack up

1949

rack up Synonyms

Synonyms
score, tally
Related Words
triumph, win; best, defeat
Near Antonyms
lose


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