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Synonyms for scrape
skreɪpscrape

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term scrape.

Wiktionary

  1. scrapenoun

    Synonyms:
    pickle, mess, abrasion, fisticuffs, scuffle, fix, bind, altercation, punch-up, fist fight, graze, fight, brawl

  2. scrapenoun

    To draw an object, especially a sharp or angular one, along (something) while exerting pressure.

    He fell on the sidewalk and got a scrape on his knee.

    Synonyms:
    brawl, fight, fisticuffs, graze, scuffle, altercation, punch-up, fix, abrasion, mess, pickle, bind, fist fight

  3. scrapenoun

    To injure or damage by rubbing across a surface.

    He got in a scrape with the school bully.

    Synonyms:
    scuffle, fisticuffs, fist fight, bind, graze, punch-up, brawl, fix, abrasion, mess, pickle, fight, altercation

  4. scrapenoun

    To barely manage to achieve.

    I scraped a pass in the exam.

    Synonyms:
    bind, fisticuffs, fix, fist fight, abrasion, fight, graze, brawl, pickle, mess, altercation, scuffle, punch-up

  5. scrapenoun

    A D and C or abortion; or, a miscarriage.

    Synonyms:
    fix, punch-up, altercation, pickle, fisticuffs, abrasion, graze, mess, fight, brawl, fist fight, bind, scuffle

  6. scrapeverb

    A shallow depression used by ground birds as a nest; a nest scrape.

    Synonyms:
    abrasion, scratch, grate, brawl, bind, fist fight, fix, graze, altercation, fight, pickle, mess, punch-up, fisticuffs, scuffle

  7. scrapeverb

    Synonyms:
    graze, abrade, chafe

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scrapeverb

    Synonyms:
    grate, abrade, confricate, rasp, scratch, mark, groove

    Antonyms:
    lubricate, polish, levigate, dig, indent, wound

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratchingnoun

    a harsh noise made by scraping

    "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

    Synonyms:
    lolly, start, clams, cacography, scrawl, starting line, cabbage, wampum, lucre, boodle, mark, incision, gelt, scratch line, scratching, bread, scraping, slit, lettuce, prick, loot, sugar, chicken feed, scratch, simoleons, abrasion, pelf, dough, dinero, kale, excoriation, scar, scribble, dent, shekels, moolah

  2. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriationnoun

    an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

    Synonyms:
    lolly, start, attrition, cacography, scrawl, clams, cabbage, wampum, starting line, lucre, detrition, boodle, mark, incision, gelt, scratch line, scratching, bread, scraping, slit, lettuce, prick, loot, sugar, chicken feed, scratch, simoleons, abrasion, grinding, moolah, pelf, dough, dinero, kale, scar, corrasion, scribble, dent, shekels, excoriation

  3. scrape, scrapingnoun

    a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)

    "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"

    Synonyms:
    scraping, excoriation, abrasion, scar, scratch, mark, scratching

  4. scratch, scrape, scar, markverb

    an indication of damage

    Synonyms:
    lolly, marking, start, brand, clams, cacography, starting line, cabbage, wampum, cicatrice, gull, lucre, boodle, bell ringer, scratch, mark, scrawl, gelt, crisscross, fall guy, scratch line, scratching, stigma, score, bread, scraping, slit, grade, lettuce, prick, chump, target, loot, cicatrix, sugar, home run, chicken feed, dinero, simoleons, abrasion, sign, sucker, pelf, mug, incision, patsy, dough, fool, marker, kale, cross, print, excoriation, scar, stain, bull's eye, scribble, dent, shekels, soft touch, moolah

  5. scrape, grateverb

    scratch repeatedly

    "The cat scraped at the armchair"

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, eat into, scratch up, kowtow, rankle, fret, come up, grind, scratch, grate, skin, genuflect

  6. scrapeverb

    make by scraping

    "They scraped a letter into the stone"

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, scratch up, kowtow, come up, scratch, grate, skin, genuflect

  7. scratch, scrape, scratch upverb

    cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

    Synonyms:
    itch, call off, scrape up, expunge, fret, grave, strike, chafe, skin, come up, scratch, cancel, inscribe, kowtow, grate, engrave, scrub, fray, genuflect, excise, scratch up, rub

  8. scrape, kowtow, genuflectverb

    bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, truckle, scratch up, kowtow, bootlick, fawn, come up, kotow, suck up, scratch, toady, grate, skin, genuflect

  9. scrape, scrape up, scratch, come upverb

    gather (money or other resources) together over time

    "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"

    Synonyms:
    line up, skin, itch, excise, rise, come, scratch up, get hold, fret, muster, inscribe, scratch, uprise, find, kowtow, scrub, lift, go up, surface, rub, arise, call off, come on, come up, scrape up, cancel, bob up, chafe, ascend, engrave, go on, move up, summon, genuflect, muster up, expunge, rally, strike, rise up, grate, fray, grave

  10. skin, scrapeverb

    bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

    "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

    Synonyms:
    scrape up, pare, peel, shin, scramble, struggle, bark, sputter, come up, scratch, kowtow, grate, skin, genuflect, clamber, scratch up, shinny

Editors Contribution

  1. scurb

    to scrub the curb.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 7, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scrapeverb

    Synonyms:
    rub or abrade (with something edged)

  2. scrapeverb

    Synonyms:
    gather, collect

  3. scrapenoun

    Synonyms:
    difficulty, perplexity, distress, embarrassment, hot water

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scrapenoun

    Synonyms:
    difficulty, predicament, dilemma

  2. scrapeverb

    Synonyms:
    abrade, rasp, grate, rub, gather, collect, erase, remove

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scrape":

    scratch, graze

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. scrape

    Synonyms:
    Abrasion, see there

  2. scrape

    Synonyms:
    Abrasion, see there

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How to use scrape in a sentence?

  1. Patricio Gargollo:

    It keeps the area very clean and scrape free.

  2. Tom Iannucci:

    Where we're standing right now looked like an Olympic-sized swimming pool made out of sand, they'd have the backhoe scrape away a foot or two, and then a bunch of the agents would jump in and dig around for a bit.

  3. Theodore Hesburgh:

    I go back to an old Latin motto, opus justitiae pax: Peace is the work of justice, we've known 20 percent of the people in the world have 80 percent of the goodies, which means the other 80 percent have to scrape by on 20 percent.

  4. Maisie Williams:

    Everyone's a threat, we're done trusting people. We're done with being pushed over. We finally managed to scrape our family back together somewhat, minus Jon Snow.

  5. Quentin Gibbs:

    I think he should just scrape home, he seems to have luck on his side.


Translations for scrape

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • скрэбціBelarusian
  • škrábatCzech
  • scharren, schrammen, kratzen, schaben, abkratzenGerman
  • arañarse, apuro, abrasión, raspar, peleaSpanish
  • kaabitsema, kriimustama, kraapima, kriipima, kraapsima, kraapama, kõõpima, kaapimaEstonian
  • tappelu, naarmuttaa, raapia, vaikeudet, naarmu, pula, raaputtaaFinnish
  • gratterFrench
  • sgrìobadhScottish Gaelic
  • քերելArmenian
  • graffiare, sbucciatura, graffio, abrasione, rissa, pasticcio, guaio, bagarre, grattareItalian
  • לְשַׁיֵףHebrew
  • 削る, 擦るJapanese
  • schramDutch
  • skrobaćPolish
  • ralar, raspar, arranhar, raladoPortuguese
  • zgâriaRomanian
  • скрести, стычка, соскрести, поскрябать, поскрести, отскребать, затруднение, драка, соскребать, неприятность, царапать, отскоблить, скоблить, оцарапать, царапина, скрябать, потасовка, отскрести, поцарапатьRussian
  • గీరుTelugu
  • kazımakTurkish
  • скребтиUkrainian
  • greter, si screper, si digreter, screper, si dischaverWalloon
  • Chinese

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