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scratch (n):
an indication of damage
Related Words: markscarscrape
scratch (n):
(golf) a handicap of zero strokes
Samples
a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course
scratch (n):
poor handwriting
Related Words: scrawlscribble
scratch (n):
a harsh noise made by scraping
Samples
the scrape of violin bows distracted her
scratch (n):
dry mash for poultry
scratch (n):
a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game
scratch (n):
a competitor who has withdrawn from competition
scratch (n):
informal terms for money
Related Word: cabbage
scratch (n):
a depression scratched or carved into a surface
Related Words: dentincisionprickslit
scratch (n):
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
Related Words: abrasionexcoriationscrape
scratch (v):
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
Samples
engrave a pen.
engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's.
the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree

Related Word: engrave
scratch (v):
cause friction
Samples
my sweater scratches
Related Words: chaferub
scratch (v):
cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
Related Words: scrape
scratch (v):
gather (money or other resources) together over time
Samples
She had scraped together enough money for college.
they scratched a meager living
scratch (v):
remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
Samples
Please strike this remark from the record.
scratch that remark

Related Words: exciseexpunge
scratch (v):
scrape or rub as if to relieve itching
Samples
Don't scratch your insect bites!
Related Words: itchrub
scratch (v):
postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled
Samples
Call off the engagement.
cancel the dinner party.
we had to scrub our vacation plans.
scratch that meeting--the chair is ill

Related Word: cancel
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