"scrapes" in the noun sense
1. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching
a harsh noise made by scraping
"the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
2. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation
an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
3. scrape, scraping
a deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility
"all that bowing and scraping did not impress him"
4. scratch, scrape, scar, mark
an indication of damage
"scrapes" in the verb sense
1. scrape, grate
"The cat scraped at the armchair"
make by scraping
"They scraped a letter into the stone"
3. scratch, scrape, scratch up
cut the surface of wear away the surface of
4. scrape, kowtow, genuflect
bend the knees and bow in a servile manner
5. scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up
gather (money or other resources) together over time
"She had scraped together enough money for college"
"they scratched a meager living"
6. skin, scrape
bruise, cut, or injure the skin or the surface of
"The boy skinned his knee when he fell"
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