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1. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] scratch repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • rub
  • grate

Antonyms

  • perfection
  • advantage
  • clean

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Scrape

  • videotape
  • reshape
  • escape
  • swape
  • snape
  • slape
  • scape
  • grape
  • drape
  • crepe
  • agape
  • tape
  • shape
  • pape
  • lape
  • knape
  • gape
  • cape

Example sentences of the word scrape


1. Verb, base form
If the paint is soft, remove the rag and scrape away softened paint.

2. Verb, 3rd person singular present
Gently scrape the wall to avoid damaging it.

Quotes containing the word scrape


1. How will you know the difficulties of being human, if you are always flying off to blue perfection? Where will you plant your grief seeds? Workers need ground to scrape and hoe, not the sky of unspecified desire.
- Rumi

2. Il Principe 2015: Lesson 2 ~ Shit If you're going to run for public office,you must first scrape the shit off your shoe,or the stink will follow you.
- Beryl Dov

2. scrape

noun. ['ˈskreɪp'] a harsh noise made by scraping.

Synonyms

  • scratch
  • scratching
  • scraping

Antonyms

  • go
  • descend
  • set
  • go off

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] make by scraping.

Synonyms

  • create

Antonyms

  • bottom out
  • top out

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] cut the surface of; wear away the surface of.

Synonyms

  • scratch
  • scuff
  • claw
  • scratch up

Antonyms

  • add
  • ignore
  • take away
  • regularity

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] gather (money or other resources) together over time.

Synonyms

  • hoard
  • scratch
  • collect
  • scrape up
  • come up
  • nickel-and-dime
  • amass
  • accumulate
  • pile up
  • compile

Antonyms

  • disparage
  • disassemble
  • dissuade
  • break even

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. scrape

noun. ['ˈskreɪp'] a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility).

Synonyms

  • bowing
  • scraping
  • bow

Antonyms

  • spread
  • give
  • undue
  • fall

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of.

Synonyms

  • injure
  • skin

Antonyms

  • disobedience
  • domineering
  • rear

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. scrape

noun. ['ˈskreɪp'] an indication of damage.

Synonyms

  • defect
  • mar
  • blemish
  • scar
  • mark

Antonyms

  • unfurl
  • unpack
  • leave
  • open

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. scrape

noun. ['ˈskreɪp'] an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off.

Synonyms

  • lesion
  • abrasion
  • graze
  • excoriation
  • scratch
  • rope burn

Antonyms

  • expensive
  • important
  • decrease
  • uncoiled

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. scrape

verb. ['ˈskreɪp'] bend the knees and bow in a servile manner.

Synonyms

  • kowtow
  • genuflect

Antonyms

  • break
  • unmake
  • refrain

Etymology

  • scrapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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