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

4 senses of scrape

Sense 1
scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching -- (a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her")
       => noise -- (sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels")

Sense 2
abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation -- (an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off)
       => wound, lesion -- (an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin))

Sense 3
scrape, scraping -- (a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); "all that bowing and scraping did not impress him")
       => bow, bowing, obeisance -- (bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting)

Sense 4
scratch, scrape, scar, mark -- (an indication of damage)
       => blemish, defect, mar -- (a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish")

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

6 senses of scrape

Sense 1
scrape, grate -- (scratch repeatedly; "The cat scraped at the armchair")
       => rub -- (move over something with pressure; "rub my hands"; "rub oil into her skin")

Sense 2
scrape -- (make by scraping; "They scraped a letter into the stone")
       => make, create -- (make or cause to be or to become; "make a mess in one's office"; "create a furor")

Sense 3
scratch, scrape, scratch up -- (cut the surface of; wear away the surface of)
       => incise -- (make an incision into by carving or cutting)

Sense 4
scrape, kowtow, genuflect -- (bend the knees and bow in a servile manner)
       => bow -- (bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King")

Sense 5
scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up -- (gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living")
       => roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard -- (get or gather together; "I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"; "She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"; "She rolled up a small fortune")

Sense 6
skin, scrape -- (bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; "The boy skinned his knee when he fell")
       => injure, wound -- (cause injuries or bodily harm to)

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