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scramble

noun

1 scramble

An unceremonious and disorganized struggle.

synonym: scuffle.

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

Roget 789: taking etc. v.; reception etc. (taking in) 296; deglutition etc. (taking food) 298; appropriation, prehension, prensation; ... show more

Roget 720: contention, strife; contest, contestation; struggle; belligerency; opposition etc. 708.    controversy, polemics; debate etc. (discussion) ... show more

Roget 684: haste, urgency; despatch, dispatch; acceleration, spurt, spirt, forced march, rush, dash; speed, velocity etc. 274; ... show more

Roget 622: pursuit; pursuing etc. v.; prosecution; pursuance; enterprise etc. (undertaking) 676; business etc. 625; ... show more

Roget 59: disorder; derangement etc. 61; irregularity; anomaly etc. (unconformity) 83; anarchy, anarchism; want of method; untidiness ... show more

Polish: przepychanka



2 scramble

Rushing about hastily in an undignified way.

synonyms: scamper, scurry.

Dutch: gejaag, motorcross

verb

1 scramble

To move hurriedly.

Roget 684: haste, hasten; make haste, make a dash etc. n.; hurry on, dash on, whip on, push on, press on, press forward; hurry, skurry, ... show more

2 scramble

Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.

synonyms: clamber, shin, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle.

Roget 720: contend; contest, strive, struggle, scramble, wrestle; spar, square; exchange blows, exchange fisticuffs; fib, justle, tussle, tilt, ... show more

Roget 305: ascend, rise, mount, arise, uprise; go up, get up, work one's way up, start up; shoot up, go into orbit; float up; bubble up; aspire.    ... show more

3 scramble

Bring into random order.

synonyms: jumble, throw together.

4 scramble

Stir vigorously.

synonym: beat.

Dutch: kloppen

5 scramble

Make unintelligible.


Moby thesaurus: Aesopian language, Babel, Greek, action, admix, ado, aerial combat, affray, agitation, air cover, air raid, air support, all fours, all sorts, alloy, amalgamate, argot, armored combat, arsy-varsiness, assemblage ... show more.

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