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Synonyms for scratch

rub

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scratch about or round

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  • search (about or around)
  • hunt (about or around)
  • scrabble (about or around)
  • rummage (about or around)
  • forage (about or around)
  • fossick (about or around)
  • root about or around
  • ferret about or around
  • cast about or around
  • poke about or around
  • nose about or around

Synonyms for scratch

to bring or come into abrasive contact, often with a harsh grating sound

to remove or invalidate by or as if by running a line through or wiping clean

to decide not to go ahead with (something previously arranged)

an incision, a notch, or a slight cut made with or as if with a knife

something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange

Synonyms for scratch

an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

a depression scratched or carved into a surface

a competitor who has withdrawn from competition

a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

dry mash for poultry

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a harsh noise made by scraping

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(golf) a handicap of zero strokes

an indication of damage

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cause friction

cut the surface of

scrape or rub as if to relieve itching

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postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled

remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line

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gather (money or other resources) together over time

carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface

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People aren't making them from scratch much anymore,'' she says.
Photo: (Color) Pancakes made from scratch are indeed hot ca kes, so skip the box mixes - you can quickly whip up your own.
Nelson also decided that Play from Scratch would produce products that are sustainably sourced and recyclable.
Hispanics are more likely to cook from scratch than non-Hispanics; however, the importance of homemade cooking declines as Hispanics acculturate.
Bon Appetit's campus cafes use only meat and poultry raised without hormones and antibiotics, produce grown on local farms and soups, salsas and sauces all made from scratch -- never canned, frozen or bottled.