Definitions for scrape

Definitions for (noun) scrape

Main entry: mark, scar, scrape, scratch

Definition: an indication of damage

Main entry: scrape, scraping

Definition: a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)

Usage: all that bowing and scraping did not impress him

Main entry: scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching

Definition: a harsh noise made by scraping

Usage: the scrape of violin bows distracted her

Main entry: abrasion, scrape, scratch, excoriation

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

Definitions for (verb) scrape

Main entry: scrape, grate

Definition: scratch repeatedly

Usage: The cat scraped at the armchair

Main entry: scrape, scratch, scratch up

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

Main entry: scrape, skin

Definition: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

Usage: The boy skinned his knee when he fell

Main entry: come up, scrape, scrape up, scratch

Definition: gather (money or other resources) together over time

Usage: She had scraped together enough money for college; they scratched a meager living

Main entry: scrape

Definition: make by scraping

Usage: They scraped a letter into the stone

Main entry: kowtow, scrape, genuflect

Definition: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

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