Synonyms of scrape


1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching, noise

usage: a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

2. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation, wound, lesion

usage: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

3. scrape, scraping, bow, bowing, obeisance

usage: a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"

4. scratch, scrape, scar, mark, blemish, defect, mar

usage: an indication of damage


1. scrape, grate, rub

usage: scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair"

2. scrape, make, create

usage: make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone"

3. scratch, scrape, scratch up, incise

usage: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

4. scrape, kowtow, genuflect, bow

usage: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

5. scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up, roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard

usage: gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"

6. skin, scrape, injure, wound

usage: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell"

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