Textual thesaurus for "scrape"

(noun) mark, scar, scratch

an indication of damage

(noun) scraping

a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)

all that bowing and scraping did not impress him

(noun) scraping, scratch, scratching

a harsh noise made by scraping

the scrape of violin bows distracted her

(noun) abrasion, scratch, excoriation

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

(verb) grate

scratch repeatedly

The cat scraped at the armchair

(verb) scratch, scratch up

cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

(verb) skin

bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of

The boy skinned his knee when he fell

(verb) come up, scrape up, scratch

gather (money or other resources) together over time

She had scraped together enough money for college; they scratched a meager living

(verb) kowtow, genuflect

bend the knees and bow in a servile manner