scrape together - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyscrape together
he/she/itscrapes together
present participlescraping together
past tensescraped together
past participlescraped together

or scrape up

  1. to succeed in getting enough of something, especially money, by making a lot of effort

    They have trouble even scraping together their rent.

See also main entry: scrape