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Definitions of scrape
v. t. - 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
v. t. - To remove by rubbing or scraping (in the sense above). 2
v. t. - 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. 2
v. t. - 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. 2
v. i. - 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
v. i. - To occupy one's self with getting laboriously; as, he scraped and saved until he became rich. 2
v. i. - To play awkwardly and inharmoniously on a violin or like instrument. 2
v. i. - To draw back the right foot along the ground or floor when making a bow. 2
n. - 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
n. - A drawing back of the right foot when bowing; also, a bow made with that accompaniment. 2
n. - 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. 2

The word "scrape" uses 6 letters: A C E P R S.

Direct anagrams of scrape:
  capers   crapes   escarp   pacers   parsec   recaps   secpar   spacer

Words formed by adding one letter before or after scrape (in bold), or to aceprs in any order:
d -   redcaps   scarped   scraped   e -   escaper   respace   h -   eparchs   parches   i -   scrapie   spacier   k -   packers   repacks   l -   carpels   clasper   parcels   placers   reclasp   scalper   m -   campers   scamper   n -   prances   p -   cappers   r -   carpers   scarper   scraper   s -   escarps   parsecs   scrapes   secpars   spacers   t -   carpets   preacts   precast   spectra   u -   apercus   scauper  

Shorter words found within scrape:
ace   aces   acre   acres   ae   ape   aper   apers   apes   apres   apse   ar   arc   arcs   are   ares   ars   arse   as   asp   asper   cap   cape   caper   capes   caps   car   care   cares   carp   carps   cars   carse   case   cep   ceps   crap   crape   craps   ear   ears   er   era   eras   ers   es   escar   pa   pac   pace   pacer   paces   pacs   par   pare   pares   pars   parse   pas   pase   pe   pea   pear   pears   peas   pec   pecs   per   pes   prase   presa   race   races   rap   rape   rapes   raps   ras   rase   rasp   re   reap   reaps   rec   recap   recs   rep   reps   res   sac   sae   sap   scape   scar   scare   scarp   scrap   sea   sear   sec   ser   sera   serac   spa   space   spae   spar   spare   spear   spec  

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