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It is funny how it is almost more painful to fall over and scrape your knee than to be blown up. Your body goes into incredible protection mode.
Giles Duley

Meaning of "scrape" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD SCRAPE

Old English scrapian; related to Old Norse skrapa, Middle Dutch schrapen, Middle High German schraffen.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF SCRAPE

scrape  [skreɪp] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SCRAPE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Scrape is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb scrape in English.

WHAT DOES SCRAPE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of scrape in the English dictionary

The first definition of scrape in the dictionary is to move across, esp to smooth or clean. Other definition of scrape is to remove by rubbing. Scrape is also to produce a harsh or grating sound by rubbing against.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO SCRAPE

PRESENT

Present
I scrape
you scrape
he/she/it scrapes
we scrape
you scrape
they scrape
Present continuous
I am scraping
you are scraping
he/she/it is scraping
we are scraping
you are scraping
they are scraping
Present perfect
I have scraped
you have scraped
he/she/it has scraped
we have scraped
you have scraped
they have scraped
Present perfect continuous
I have been scraping
you have been scraping
he/she/it has been scraping
we have been scraping
you have been scraping
they have been scraping
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I scraped
you scraped
he/she/it scraped
we scraped
you scraped
they scraped
Past continuous
I was scraping
you were scraping
he/she/it was scraping
we were scraping
you were scraping
they were scraping
Past perfect
I had scraped
you had scraped
he/she/it had scraped
we had scraped
you had scraped
they had scraped
Past perfect continuous
I had been scraping
you had been scraping
he/she/it had been scraping
we had been scraping
you had been scraping
they had been scraping
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will scrape
you will scrape
he/she/it will scrape
we will scrape
you will scrape
they will scrape
Future continuous
I will be scraping
you will be scraping
he/she/it will be scraping
we will be scraping
you will be scraping
they will be scraping
Future perfect
I will have scraped
you will have scraped
he/she/it will have scraped
we will have scraped
you will have scraped
they will have scraped
Future perfect continuous
I will have been scraping
you will have been scraping
he/she/it will have been scraping
we will have been scraping
you will have been scraping
they will have been scraping
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would scrape
you would scrape
he/she/it would scrape
we would scrape
you would scrape
they would scrape
Conditional continuous
I would be scraping
you would be scraping
he/she/it would be scraping
we would be scraping
you would be scraping
they would be scraping
Conditional perfect
I would have scrape
you would have scrape
he/she/it would have scrape
we would have scrape
you would have scrape
they would have scrape
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been scraping
you would have been scraping
he/she/it would have been scraping
we would have been scraping
you would have been scraping
they would have been scraping
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you scrape
we let´s scrape
you scrape
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to scrape
Past participle
scraped
Present Participle
scraping
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SCRAPE


antirape
ˌæntɪˈreɪp
bedrape
bɪˈdreɪp
broomrape
ˈbruːmˌreɪp
crape
kreɪp
crepe
kreɪp
date-rape
ˈdeɪtreɪp
drape
dreɪp
frape
freɪp
graip
ɡreɪp
grape
ɡreɪp
rape
reɪp
undrape
ʌnˈdreɪp

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SCRAPE

scrap
scrap car
scrap dealer
scrap iron
scrap merchant
scrap metal
scrap paper
scrap value
scrapable
scrapbook
scrape in
scrape the barrel
scrape through
scrape together
scrapegood
scrapegut
scrapepenny
scraper
scraperboard
scrapheap

WORDS THAT END LIKE SCRAPE

acquaintance rape
bow and scrape
bullace grape
Concord grape
date rape
fox grape
gang rape
oil-seed rape
Oregon grape
sarape
serape
statutory rape
the grape
zarape

Synonyms and antonyms of scrape in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SCRAPE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «scrape» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of scrape
abrade · bark · brush · clean · cut it fine · difficulty · dilemma · distress · drag · fix · grate · graze · grind · mess · pinch · plight · predicament · rake · rasp · remove · rub · save · scour · scratch · screech · scuff · skimp · skin · spot · squeak · stint · struggle · sweep · tight spot · trouble

Translation of «scrape» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SCRAPE

Find out the translation of scrape to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of scrape from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «scrape» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

刮掉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

raspar
570 millions of speakers

English

scrape
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

परिमार्जन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كشط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лом
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

raspar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গেরো
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

racler
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Mengikis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

kratzen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

こすり落とす
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

긁어내다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Scrape
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cạo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுரண்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खरवडणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

sıyrık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

raschiare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

złom
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лом
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

racla
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ξύνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skraap
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

scrape
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

skrape
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of scrape

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRAPE»

The term «scrape» is very widely used and occupies the 21.964 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of scrape
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SCRAPE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «scrape» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «scrape» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about scrape

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10 QUOTES WITH «SCRAPE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word scrape.
1
Bryan Adams
I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening. That was it. I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it.
2
Isaac Barrow
Because men believe not in Providence, therefore they do so greedily scrape and hoard. They do not believe in any reward for charity, therefore they will part with nothing.
3
Eric Brown
Which, of course, isn't the point of writing - but it would be nice if, along with the creative satisfaction of writing and seeing my work in print, I could do more than merely scrape a living. Okay, moaning over.
4
Giles Duley
It is funny how it is almost more painful to fall over and scrape your knee than to be blown up. Your body goes into incredible protection mode.
5
Keith Ellison
Middle class families should not be forced to scrape by with less while oil companies get away with more.
6
Tom Hicks
If you take the approach that you want to scrape every last nickel off the table, that'll work one or two times, but after awhile, your reputation will precede you.
7
David F. Houston
One could drive a prairie schooner through any part of his argument and never scrape against a fact.
8
Michael Hutchence
I manage to scrape together a private life, despite the press.
9
William Katt
I try to cover myself, to have another movie under way before the last one comes out. I've been able to just scrape by, holding out for good parts instead of taking anything.
10
Diane Lane
So now I'm left with cigarettes, and I'm trying to scrape that off my shoe and then I'll be done.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SCRAPE»

Discover the use of scrape in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to scrape and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Scrape off the Black
London's East End 1973. Trevor organises a surprise party on the release of his brother Andy from Borstal. But Rose, his bingo-playing, pill-popping mother, has other plans.
Tunde Ikoli, 1998
2
Remember the Alamo!: The Runaway Scrape Diary of Belle Wood, ...
A thirteen-year-old girl keeps a diary of events during the Texas Revolution, as her life changes from dances and picnics to flight from Santa Anna's army after the fall of the Alamo.
Lisa Waller Rogers, 2003
3
Sky scrape/city scape: poems of city life
An exciting collection of poetry for young readers captures the sounds, smells, sights, emotions, and movements of a city and city life, in a collection enhanced by vivid, full-color illustrations.
Jane Yolen, Ken Condon, 1996
4
Do Princesses Scrape Their Knees?
While a little boy spends a day playing with his older sister, he asks many questions about princesses.
Carmela LaVigna Coyle, 2006
5
Pluck and Scrape
Introduces the string instruments, and provides instructions for making simple examples from common household articles
Sally Hewitt, Peter Millard, 1995
6
When Technology Fails: A Manual for Self-Reliance, ...
Epidermis Grain layer Fibrous layer Membrane Dry scrape buckskin Wet scrape buckskin Full grain leather where most of the active skin cells lie. Under the grain is a fibrous layer, which is what buckskin is made from. On the inside of the fiber ...
Matthew Stein, 2008
7
The Great Texas Scare: A Story of the Runaway Scrape
When fighting breaks out in Texas in 1836, the approach of the Mexican army forces Manda and her family to flee their home and seek refuge in the open countryside.
Martha Tannery Jones, 1988
8
Black Plays: 3: Boy with Beer; Munda Negra; Scrape off the ...
This is a wide-ranging selection by theatre director Yvonne Brewster Boy with Beer by Paul Boakye is a funny and sexy story of a Guardian-reading gay photographer who finds his fantasy "African Prince" - "Boakye's writing is brash and ...
Yvonne Brewster, 1995
9
Comparative Austronesian Dictionary: An Introduction to ...
MUR ACE IND SUN JAV BAL KON MAG NGA SIK BUR IRA NYI TAK YAB MAB BUA KIL MEK kikis (mag-; -on) 'scrape, grate (to obtain particles)'; kisas (mag-; - on) 'scrape (to smoothen a surface)'; susu7 (mag-; -on) 'scrape (coconut flesh ...
Darrell T. Tryon, 1995
10
Prehistoric Life on the Mississippi Floodplain: Stone Tool ...
... disagree 1096(a) dehair hide scrape dry hide agree 2049(a) work wood scrape dry hide disagree 2009(a)) scrape plants/hide scrape dry hide (agree) 1281(a) scrape plants/hide scrape dry hide/bone (agree) 1015(a) dehair hide scrape, cut ...
Richard W. Yerkes, 1987

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SCRAPE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term scrape is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Employee sacked after being filmed using fruit knife to scrape dead …
SINGAPORE - A food court employee caught on camera using a fruit knife to scrape dead skin off her hand has been sacked. Personal assistant Renny had ... «The Straits Times, Jul 15»
2
Scraped road leads police to stolen trailer
Officers tracked down the trailer by following scrape marks on the road for a nearly a mile, until it was found in the 8800 block of Northeast Holladay Street. «kgw.com, Jul 15»
3
After slapping legal notice, Kangana jokes about 'I Love NY' will …
He is telling me film 'nikal jayegi' (will scrape through). He is talking just like a doctor who tells a patient to close his or her eyes before giving him an injection, ... «Mid-Day, Jul 15»
4
Evolution Of Junkanoo And Rake 'N Scrape
Junkanoo and rake n' scrape are the premier sounds of The Bahamas. If these two foundations of cultural expressions are to not only survive but take its place ... «Bahamas Tribune, May 15»
5
HS SOFTBALL: Sailors scrape past Mercer
Lakeview managed to scrape across a run in the fourth inning for the lone marker it would need en route to a 2-0 win over Mercer in a non-region softball ... «Meadville Tribune, May 15»
6
Delays grow for people wanting permits to 'scrape and build' new …
DENVER — Right now people wanting to buy a property—with house intact—are being told if they plan to scrape the home to build new, the wait for a permit ... «FOX31 Denver, Mar 15»
7
Dad gets face tattooed using printer cartridge then tries to scrape it …
A dad had his face tattooed using a printer cartridge then tried to scrape it off with a CHEESE GRATER. Lee, 35, says he was drunk with pals when he had the ... «Mirror.co.uk, Jan 15»
8
The NHL is officially done with the 'dry scrape'
The last of the "dry scrapes" happened on Friday, and now NHL teams will go back to their TV timeout-style procedures heading into overtime, replacing the ... «Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Nov 14»
9
Reimer: Dry scrape 'a great idea,' but 'it takes so long'
The pre-overtime dry scrape will be one of the topics discussed at today's NHL GM meetings in Toronto and, prior to tonight's game against Nashville, a few ... «NBCSports.com, Nov 14»
10
NHL scraps the dry scrape, makes goal review change at GM …
In an effort to end more games in overtime – and avoid the shootout skills competition – the NHL ordered Zambonis to scrape the ice without laying water ... «Yahoo Sports, Nov 14»

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