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synonym for scratch

scratch

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Synonyms for scratch

Synonyms
  • rub
  • scrape
  • claw at
Synonyms
  • mark
  • cut
  • score
  • damage
  • grate
  • graze
  • etch
  • lacerate
  • incise
  • make a mark on
Synonyms
  • cut
  • skin
  • wound
  • rub
  • bark
  • scrape
  • graze
  • rasp
  • chafe
  • lacerate
  • abrade
Synonyms
  • mark
  • scrape
  • graze
  • blemish
  • gash
  • laceration
  • claw mark
Synonyms
  • cut
  • wound
  • scrape
  • graze
  • abrasion
  • laceration

scratch about or round

Synonyms
  • search (about or around)
  • hunt (about or around)
  • scrabble (about or around)
  • rummage (about or around)
  • forage (about or around)
  • fossick (about or around)
  • root about or around
  • ferret about or around
  • cast about or around
  • poke about or around
  • nose about or around

scratch something out

Synonyms
  • erase
  • eliminate
  • delete
  • cancel
  • strike off
  • annul
  • cross out

up to scratch

Synonyms
  • adequate
  • acceptable
  • satisfactory
  • capable
  • sufficient
  • competent
  • up to standard
  • up to snuff

Synonyms for scratch

to bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound

Synonyms
  • grate
  • rasp
  • scrape

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

Synonyms
  • annul
  • blot
  • cancel
  • cross
  • delete
  • efface
  • erase
  • expunge
  • obliterate
  • rub
  • strike
  • undo
  • wipe
  • x
  • vacate

to decide not to go ahead with (something previously arranged)

Synonyms
  • call off
  • cancel
  • scrub

an incision, a notch, or a slight cut made with or as if with a knife

Synonyms
  • score
  • scotch
  • slash

something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange

Synonyms
  • cash
  • currency
  • lucre
  • money
  • wampum
  • bread
  • cabbage
  • dough
  • gelt
  • green
  • jack
  • lettuce
  • long green
  • mazuma
  • moola
  • brass

Synonyms for scratch

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

Synonyms
  • abrasion
  • excoriation
  • scrape
Related Words
  • graze
  • rope burn
  • wound
  • lesion

a depression scratched or carved into a surface

Synonyms
  • incision
  • prick
  • dent
  • slit
Related Words
  • imprint
  • impression
  • depression
  • scotch
  • score

informal terms for money

Synonyms
  • boodle
  • clams
  • dinero
  • gelt
  • kale
  • lettuce
  • lolly
  • lucre
  • moolah
  • pelf
  • shekels
  • simoleons
  • wampum
  • loot
  • dough
  • bread
  • cabbage
  • sugar
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a competitor who has withdrawn from competition

Related Words
  • challenger
  • competitor
  • contender
  • rival
  • competition

a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

Synonyms
  • scratch line
  • starting line
  • start
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dry mash for poultry

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a harsh noise made by scraping

Synonyms
  • scrape
  • scratching
  • scraping
Related Words

poor handwriting

Synonyms
  • cacography
  • scrawl
  • scribble
Related Words
  • handwriting
  • script
  • hand
  • chicken scratch
  • squiggle

(golf) a handicap of zero strokes

Related Words
  • golf
  • golf game
  • handicap

an indication of damage

Synonyms
  • scar
  • scrape
  • mark
Related Words
  • blemish
  • mar
  • defect

cause friction

Synonyms
  • fray
  • rub
  • chafe
  • fret
Related Words
  • adjoin
  • contact
  • touch
  • meet

cut the surface of

Synonyms
  • scratch up
  • scrape
Related Words
  • claw
  • scuff
  • incise
  • scratch out
  • cut out

scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

Synonyms
  • itch
  • rub
Related Words

postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

Synonyms
  • call off
  • cancel
  • scrub

remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

Synonyms
  • excise
  • expunge
  • strike
Related Words
  • delete
  • cancel

gather (money or other resources) together over time

Synonyms
  • scrape up
  • scrape
  • come up
Related Words
  • nickel-and-dime
  • collect
  • compile
  • accumulate
  • amass
  • roll up
  • hoard
  • pile up

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

Synonyms
  • engrave
  • inscribe
  • grave
Related Words
  • chip at
  • carve
  • engrave
  • etch
  • character

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Synonyms for from scratch in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for from scratch. 161 synonyms for scratch: rub, scrape, claw at, mark, cut, score, damage, grate, graze, etch, lacerate, incise, make a mark on, cut, skin, wound, rub, bark…. What are synonyms for from scratch?

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scratch

See definition of scratch

1 ‘take care not to scratch the surface on plastic baths’

2 ‘thorns scratched her tender skin’

3 ‘he scratched the back of his neck’

4 ‘many names had been scratched out or overwritten’

5 ‘due to a knee injury she was forced to scratch from the race’

1 ‘he had two scratches on his cheek’

2 ‘there was a large dent in the panel and a scratch in the paint’

Phrases

‘the authority had scratched around for every spare penny over the years’

‘the workmanship once again is up to scratch’

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