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1. scrap

verb. ['ˈskræp'] dispose of (something useless or old).

Synonyms

  • put away
  • dispose
  • cast aside
  • toss away
  • toss
  • throw out
  • trash
  • junk
  • toss out
  • cast out
  • chuck out
  • cast away
  • throw away
  • discard

Antonyms

  • order
  • inactivity
  • small
  • little

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Scrap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp
  • shap
  • schapp

How do you pronounce scrap?

Pronounce scrap as skræp.

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Sentences with scrap


1. Noun, singular or mass
But the scrap file cannot be imported into another application like the real file can.

2. Adjective
Experiment on a scrap piece of board before writing or drawing on your good piece.

3. Verb, base form
Anything that you can't scrap after all will need to be disposed of somewhere else.

Quotes about scrap


1. The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of paper, from a passing shape, from a spider's web.
- Pablo Picasso

2. But you can build a future out of anything. A scrap, a flicker. The desire to go forward, slowly, one foot at a time. You can build an airy city out of ruins.
- Lauren Oliver, Pandemonium

3. This is me.’"He handed her the precious scrap of paper. ‘Call me or I’ll call you, but one of us will call, yes? What I mean is it’s not a competition. You don’t lose if you phone first
- David Nicholls, One Day

2. scrap

noun. ['ˈskræp'] a small fragment of something broken off from the whole.

Synonyms

  • scale
  • bit
  • flake
  • fragment
  • matchwood
  • chip
  • exfoliation
  • fleck
  • scurf
  • sliver

Antonyms

  • victory
  • spiritless
  • nonoperational
  • succeed

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

3. scrap

noun. ['ˈskræp'] a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used.

Antonyms

  • agree

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

4. scrap

verb. ['ˈskræp'] make into scrap or refuse.

Antonyms

  • ride

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

5. scrap

noun. ['ˈskræp'] the act of fighting; any contest or struggle.

Synonyms

  • tussle
  • snickersnee
  • encounter
  • dogfight
  • rough-and-tumble
  • clash
  • impact
  • whipping
  • fighting
  • gunplay
  • in-fighting
  • hassle
  • fray
  • affray
  • battle
  • blow
  • shock
  • slugfest
  • scuffle
  • battering
  • affaire d'honneur
  • close-quarter fighting
  • rumble
  • combat
  • set-to
  • brush
  • shootout
  • single combat
  • duel
  • knife fight
  • beating
  • brawl
  • conflict
  • fistfight
  • disturbance
  • cut-and-thrust
  • free-for-all
  • gang fight
  • skirmish
  • fencing
  • fisticuffs
  • gunfight
  • banging
  • fight
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • defend
  • arrange
  • agreement
  • orderly

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

6. scrap

verb. ['ˈskræp'] have a disagreement over something.

Synonyms

  • polemicize
  • argue
  • argufy
  • debate
  • fence
  • altercate
  • wrangle
  • brawl
  • polemise
  • spat
  • dispute
  • quarrel
  • contend
  • fall out
  • polemicise

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • dirty
  • uncover
  • keep

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)

7. scrap

noun. ['ˈskræp'] worthless material that is to be disposed of.

Synonyms

  • waste
  • rubbish
  • waste material
  • waste matter
  • trash
  • waste product
  • junk
  • rubble
  • detritus
  • litter
  • dust
  • scrap metal

Antonyms

  • inhale
  • stay in place
  • come
  • conserve

Etymology

  • scrappe (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • skrap (Old Norse)
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