Synonyms for scrape

Synonyms for (noun) scrape

Synonyms: mark, scar, scrape, scratch

Definition: an indication of damage

Similar words: mar, defect, blemish

Definition: a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body)

Usage: a facial blemish


Synonyms: scrape, scraping

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

Usage: all that bowing and scraping did not impress him

Similar words: obeisance, bow, bowing

Definition: bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or shame or greeting


Synonyms: scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching

Definition: a harsh noise made by scraping

Usage: the scrape of violin bows distracted her

Similar words: noise

Definition: sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

Usage: 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


Synonyms: abrasion, scrape, scratch, excoriation

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

Similar words: wound, lesion

Definition: an injury to living tissue (especially an injury involving a cut or break in the skin)

Synonyms for (verb) scrape

Synonyms: scrape, grate

Definition: scratch repeatedly

Usage: The cat scraped at the armchair

Similar words: rub

Definition: move over something with pressure

Usage: rub my hands; rub oil into her skin


Synonyms: scrape, scratch, scratch up

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

Similar words: incise

Definition: make an incision into by carving or cutting


Synonyms: scrape, skin

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

Usage: The boy skinned his knee when he fell

Similar words: wound, injure

Definition: cause injuries or bodily harm to


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: hoard, roll up, pile up, amass, accumulate, collect, compile

Definition: get or gather together

Usage: 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


Synonyms: scrape

Definition: make by scraping

Usage: They scraped a letter into the stone

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: kowtow, scrape, genuflect

Definition: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner

Similar words: bow

Definition: bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting

Usage: He bowed before the King