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Scratch — synonyms, definition

1. scratch (Noun)

62 synonyms
abrasion autograph bee sting bite blemish boodle brass bread cabbage cacography chicken feed clams cut dent dinero dint doodle dosh dough excoriation • • •
10 definitions

scratch (Noun) — An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off.

scratch (Noun) — A depression scratched or carved into a surface.

scratch (Noun) — Informal term for money.

scratch (Noun) — A competitor who has withdrawn from competition.

scratch (Noun) — A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game.

scratch (Noun) — Dry mash for poultry.

scratch (Noun) — A harsh noise made by scraping.

scratch (Noun) — Poor handwriting.

scratch (Noun) — (golf) a handicap of zero strokes. ex. "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"

scratch (Noun) — An indication of damage.

21 type of
blemish challenger competition competitor contender defect depression hand handicap handwriting impression imprint lesion line mar mash money noise rival script • • •
6 types
chicken scratch graze rope burn score scotch squiggle

2. scratch (Verb)

64 synonyms
abuse beat bruise call off cancel carve chafe channel chisel claw clutch come up cut damage deface dig doodle draw blood engrave etch • • •
7 definitions

scratch (Verb) — Cause friction. ex. "my sweater scratches"

scratch (Verb) — Cut the surface of; wear away the surface of.

scratch (Verb) — Scrape with the fingers as if to relieve itching. ex. "Don't scratch your insect bites!"

scratch (Verb) — Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled. ex. "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"

scratch (Verb) — Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line. ex. "scratch that remark"

scratch (Verb) — Gather (money or other resources) together over time. ex. "they scratched a meagre living"

scratch (Verb) — Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface. ex. "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

17 types of
accumulate adjoin amass cancel carve chip at collect compile contact delete hoard incise irritate meet pile up roll up touch
4 types
character claw nickel-and-dime scuff
1 see also
scratch out

3. scratch (Adjective)

2 definitions

scratch (Adjective) — Put together quickly from whatever is available.

scratch (Adjective) — (computing) for testing or temporary use. ex. "store the values in a scratch file"