Found 3 items, similar to scrape.
English → Indonesian
gesek, mencetus, mengeruk, mengikis, mengorek-ngorek
English → English
v 1: scratch repeatedly; “The cat scraped at the armchair”
2: make by scraping; “They scraped a letter into the stone”
3: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of [syn: scratch
4: bend the knees and bow in a servile manner [syn: kowtow
5: gather (money or other resources) together over time; “She
had scraped together enough money for college”
[syn: scrape up
, come up
6: bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of; “The boy
skinned his knee when he fell”
7: strike against an object; “She stubbed her one's toe in the
dark and now it's broken”
n 1: a harsh noise made by scraping; “the scrape of violin bows
2: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off [syn: abrasion
3: a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating
excessive humility); “all that bowing and scraping did not
4: an indication of damage [syn: scratch
English → English
(skr[=a]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scraped
pr. & vb. n. Scraping
.] [Icel. skrapa; akin to Sw. skrapa,
Dan. skrabe, D. schrapen, schrabben, G. schrappen, and prob.
to E. sharp.]
1. To rub over the surface of (something) with a sharp or
rough instrument; to rub over with something that roughens
by removing portions of the surface; to grate harshly
over; to abrade; to make even, or bring to a required
condition or form, by moving the sharp edge of an
instrument breadthwise over the surface with pressure,
cutting away excesses and superfluous parts; to make
smooth or clean; as, to scrape a bone with a knife; to
scrape a metal plate to an even surface.
2. To remove by rubbing or scraping (in the sense above).
I will also scrape her dust from her, and make her
like the top of a rock. --Ezek. xxvi.
3. To collect by, or as by, a process of scraping; to gather
in small portions by laborious effort; hence, to acquire
avariciously and save penuriously; -- often followed by
together or up; as, to scrape money together.
The prelatical party complained that, to swell a
number the nonconformists did not choose, but
scrape, subscribers. --Fuller.
4. To express disapprobation of, as a play, or to silence, as
a speaker, by drawing the feet back and forth upon the
floor; -- usually with down. --Macaulay.
To scrape acquaintance
, to seek acquaintance otherwise than
by an introduction. --Farquhar.
He tried to scrape acquaintance with her, but failed
ignominiously. --G. W. Cable.
1. The act of scraping; also, the effect of scraping, as a
scratch, or a harsh sound; as, a noisy scrape on the
floor; a scrape of a pen.
2. A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow
made with that accompaniment. --H. Spencer.
3. A disagreeable and embarrassing predicament out of which
one can not get without undergoing, as it were, a painful
rubbing or scraping; a perplexity; a difficulty.
The too eager pursuit of this his old enemy through
thick and thin has led him into many of these
, v. i.
1. To rub over the surface of anything with something which
roughens or removes it, or which smooths or cleans it; to
rub harshly and noisily along.
2. To occupy one's self with getting laboriously; as, he
scraped and saved until he became rich. ``[Spend] their
scraping fathers' gold.'' --Shak.
3. To play awkwardly and inharmoniously on a violin or like
4. To draw back the right foot along the ground or floor when
making a bow.