Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scrap

4 senses of scrap

Sense 1
bit, chip, flake, fleck, scrap -- (a small fragment of something broken off from the whole; "a bit of rock caught him in the eye")
       => fragment -- (a piece broken off or cut off of something else; "a fragment of rock")

Sense 2
rubbish, trash, scrap -- (worthless material that is to be disposed of)
       => waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product -- (any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted; "they collect the waste once a week"; "much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers")

Sense 3
scrap -- (a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used; "she jotted it on a scrap of paper"; "there was not a scrap left")
       => piece -- (a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence")

Sense 4
fight, fighting, combat, scrap -- (the act of fighting; any contest or struggle; "a fight broke out at the hockey game"; "there was fighting in the streets"; "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap")
       => conflict, struggle, battle -- (an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scrap

3 senses of scrap

Sense 1
trash, junk, scrap -- (dispose of (something useless or old); "trash these old chairs"; "junk an old car"; "scrap your old computer")
       => discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")

Sense 2
quarrel, dispute, scrap, argufy, altercate -- (have a disagreement over something; "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America"; "These two fellows are always scrapping over something")
       => argue, contend, debate, fence -- (have an argument about something)

Sense 3
scrap -- (make into scrap or refuse; "scrap the old airplane and sell the parts")
       => convert -- (change the nature, purpose, or function of something; "convert lead into gold"; "convert hotels into jails"; "convert slaves to laborers")

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