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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a competitor who has withdrawn from competition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

References in periodicals archive ?
Obviously, a much higher maximum tensile stress is generated just behind the scratch head during scratch (F [neq] 0) than that caused by the indentation process (F = 0) alone.
Now, as companies the world over scratch heads and wonder where those three years have gone, the stage is set for over 3,000 exhibitors to promote all the very best that the industry has to offer to an expected 200,000 visitors from across the globe.
ALBION @Lisa Marshall: Confused Albion fans scratch heads at Odem-on-the-Wingie and bemoan a loss of style but hope lies in clean sheets & Gareth.
Editors across the land gnash teeth and scratch heads, attempting fresh ways to reach readers, younger audiences, doing what they can to keep the business relevant in a busy, crazy world.
All were together to scratch heads about "Democracy in Virtual America.