Definitions of scrape:
  • noun:   a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility)
  • noun:   a harsh noise made by scraping
    Example: "The scrape of violin bows distracted her"
  • noun:   an indication of damage
  • noun:   an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
  • verb:   bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
  • verb:   scratch repeatedly
    Example: "The cat scraped at the armchair"
  • verb:   gather (money or other resources) together over time
    Example: "She had scraped together enough money for college"
  • verb:   make by scraping
    Example: "They scraped a letter into the stone"
  • verb:   strike against an object
  • verb:   cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
  • verb:   bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #78453)

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