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scratch

adjective (a)

  • Made, done, or happening by chance; arranged with little or no preparation; determined by circumstances; haphazard; as, a scratch team; a scratch crew for a boat race; a scratch shot in billiards. (adjective)
    source: webster1913

noun (n)

  • an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off (noun.state)
    source: wordnet30
  • a depression scratched or carved into a surface (noun.shape)
    Synonym: dent, incision, prick, slit
    source: wordnet30
  • informal terms for money (noun.possession)
    source: wordnet30
  • a competitor who has withdrawn from competition (noun.person)
    source: wordnet30
  • a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game (noun.location)
    source: wordnet30
  • dry mash for poultry (noun.food)
    Synonym: chicken feed
    source: wordnet30
  • a harsh noise made by scraping (noun.event)
    source: wordnet30
  • poor handwriting (noun.communication)
    source: wordnet30
  • (golf) a handicap of zero strokes (noun.attribute)
    Example:
    A golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course.
    source: wordnet30
  • an indication of damage (noun.attribute)
    Synonym: mark, scar, scrape
    source: wordnet30
  • A break in the surface of a thing made by scratching, or by rubbing with anything pointed or rough; a slight wound, mark, furrow, or incision. (noun)
    source: webster1913
  • In various sports, the line from which the start is made, except in the case of contestants receiving a distance handicap. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • cause friction (verb.contact)
    Synonym: chafe, fray, fret, rub
    Example:
    My sweater scratches.
    source: wordnet30
  • cut the surface of; wear away the surface of (verb.contact)
    Synonym: scrape, scratch up
    source: wordnet30
  • scrape or rub as if to relieve itching (verb.perception)
    Synonym: itch, rub
    Example:
    Don't scratch your insect bites!.
    source: wordnet30
  • postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (verb.social)
    Synonym: call off, cancel, scrub
    Example:
    Scratch that meeting--the chair is ill.
    source: wordnet30
  • remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line (verb.contact)
    Synonym: excise, expunge, strike
    Example:
    Scratch that remark.
    source: wordnet30
  • gather (money or other resources) together over time (verb.contact)
    Example:
    They scratched a meager living.
    source: wordnet30
  • carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface (verb.contact)
    Synonym: engrave, grave, inscribe
    Example:
    The lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree.
    source: wordnet30
  • To rub and tear or mark the surface of with something sharp or ragged; to scrape, roughen, or wound slightly by drawing something pointed or rough across, as the claws, the nails, a pin, or the like. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To use the claws or nails in tearing or in digging; to make scratches. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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