What is another word for scratch?

2730 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ skɹˈat͡ʃ], [ skɹˈat‍ʃ], [ s_k_ɹ_ˈa_tʃ]

The word "scratch" can be interchanged with a number of synonyms. For example, "scrape" can be used when referring to a surface being lightly damaged or when an object is removed by rubbing. "Nick" and "cut" can be used for a small cut or gash on a surface or skin as well. "Mark" is useful when describing the impression left by a sharp tool or fingernail. "Chafe" is appropriate for describing rubbing or irritation of a surface or skin. "Abraid" describes wearing away of material due to friction or constant movement. "Score" is often used in team sports to describe a point or goal made by a player or team.

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What are the opposite words for scratch?

Scratch is a verb that means to mark or scrape the surface of something with a sharp object. It can also refer to the itching sensation on our skin. The antonyms for scratch are smooth, refine, and polish. Smooth refers to the absence of any roughness or bumps on the surface, while refine means to improve or to make something polished. Polishing is the process of making something smooth and shiny through the application of a substance like wax or oil. These words have different meanings but are all the opposite of scratch. They all imply a state that is more refined, polished, and perfect than before.

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Usage examples for Scratch

I can't make this out unless I know you're going to come up to the scratch.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
I hope you have imagination enough to see it isn't silly, because if I suspected you weren't playing fair, and would go away and laugh at me, I'd-scratch-you.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower
She has been wounded on the shoulder by a stray shot; just a scratch, but enough to serve as an excuse for exciting the audience.
"Life and Writings of Maurice Maeterlinck"
Jethro Bithell

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