scrape - definition and synonyms

noun 

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/skreɪp/
singularscrape
pluralscrapes
  1. 1
    [countable] a slight injury or mark caused by rubbing against a rough surface
  2. 2
    [countable] informal a difficult situation that someone causes by being careless

    She’s always getting into scrapes.

  3. 3
    [singular]

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    the sound caused by something rubbing against a hard surface

    the scrape of a stool being dragged across the floor