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Synonyms for scratch

rub

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scratch about or round

Synonyms

  • 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a competitor who has withdrawn from competition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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Ian Grant stayed cool in the finish to the apprentice handicap when getting Start From Scratch home by a head
If the homeowner later tests his/her home and finds it slightly elevated, a radon contractor can then fix it for around $300 to $400 versus having to start from scratch.
The company, which was formerly budgeted at $1.65 million, must start from scratch. Dancer contracts were not renewed this spring, and staffing has been pared to Brown, executive director Tony Caparelli, and an administrative assistant.
First, its developers didn't start from scratch but built upon what had already been proven to work: SCSI, a twenty-year-old ubiquitous peripherals protocol, and TCP/IP, which runs the Internet.
I want to educate our clients, so every time I explain design-build I won't have to start from scratch. It would be nice if New York, New Jersey and Conn.
Rather than chuck what he had and start from scratch, he might have asked a few additional questions to freshen up the older material and allow his subjects to reflect on the twists and turns their careers have taken since the initial conversation, and what they've learned in the interim.
However, anyone who is literate on the net, enjoys reading and likes research, can start from scratch tomorrow and become quite expert in just a few months.
* The nice thing about a start-up is that you get to start from scratch. At least that was the case for Robert Wright, hired to be general manager of Legacy Molding Corp., which opened its doors 15 months ago in Riverton, Wyo.
The early Russians who settled after the Second World War regarded the Baltic enclave as the new frontier -- 'modern', where city planning and architecture could start from scratch. Its inhabitants (half a million, out of which some 400 000 are in the city) still consider it closer to the West than the motherland.
Many firms only have quality control documents applicable to their accounting and audit practices and need to start from scratch in developing their TPQCD.
* Document every step of maintenance, so that new employees don't have to start from scratch. You really need to assure "continuity of care," even in maintenance of your plant and equipment.
Women usually get the house, primary or sole custody, and child support payments from men who very often have to start from scratch. To redress this situation a parliamentary committee has tabled proposals to change the Divorce Act.