An abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off.
Dutch: abrasie, afschurving, geseling, klauw, krab, krauw, schaafwond
Polish: draśnięcie, zadraśnięcie
A depression scratched or carved into a surface.
Informal terms for money.
Dutch: gewin, poen
A competitor who has withdrawn from competition.
A line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game.
Dry mash for poultry.
synonym: chicken feed.
A harsh noise made by scraping.
Dutch: gekras, kattegejank, kattengejank
Polish: zgrzyt, zgrzytanie
Dutch: gekriebel, hanenpoot, hanenpoten, hanepoot, hanepoten, kladschrift, krabbelpootje, krabbelschrift, kriebelpootje
golf A handicap of zero strokes.
An indication of damage.
Roget 550: indication; symbolism, symbolization; semiology, semiotics, semeiology†, semeiotics†; Zeitgeist. [means of recognition: property] characteristic, diagnostic; lineament, feature, ... show more
— My sweater scratches.
Dutch: aanlopen, oplopen
Cut the surface of; wear away the surface of.
Dutch: schrabben, schrapen, schrappen
Scrape or rub as if to relieve itching:
— Don't scratch your insect bites!.
Dutch: krauwen, krabbelen, klauwen, krabben, schuren
Postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled:
— Scratch that meeting--the chair is ill.
Dutch: afketsen, afspringen, afstuiten, annuleren, doorhalen, schrappen
Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line:
— Scratch that remark.
Dutch: uitwissen, verwijderen
Gather (money or other resources) together over time:
— They scratched a meager living.
Carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface:
— The lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree.
Moby thesaurus: ablation, abort, abrade, abrasion, abrasive, adequate, anamorphosis, attrition, autolithograph, bad likeness, barbouillage, bark, barley, be a printmaker, belch, bezel, bird seed, birthmark, blackhead, blare ... show more.
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