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scrap1

noun

  • 1 he scribbled Pamela's address on a scrap of paper
    fragment, piece, bit, offcut, oddment, snippet, snip, tatter, wisp, shred, remnant
  • 2 there wasn't a scrap of evidence to link him with the body
    bit, speck, iota, particle, ounce, whit, jot, atom, shred, crumb, morsel, fragment, grain, drop, hint, touch, trace, suggestion, whisper, suspicion, scintilla, spot, mite, tittle, jot or tittle, modicum;
    Irish stim
    informal smidgen, smidge, tad
    archaic scantling, scruple
  • 3 (scraps) between jobs he slept rough and lived on scraps
  • 4 the whole thing was made from bits of scrap
    waste, refuse, garbage, rubbish, litter, discarded matter, debris, detritus, dross;
    North American trash;
    Australian/New Zealand mullock
    informal dreck, junk
    British informal grot, gash
    rare draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts
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  • 1 the government intended to scrap sixty-two naval ships
    throw away, throw out, dispose of, get rid of, do away with, toss out, throw on the scrapheap, clear out, discard, remove, dispense with, lose, eliminate, dump, bin, jettison, shed, dismiss, expel, eject, weed out, root out;
    decommission, recycle, break up, demolish, write off;
    destroy, annihilate, obliterate
    British informal get shot of, see the back of
    North American informal trash, shuck off, wreck
    [Antonyms] keep, preserve
  • 2 campaigners are calling for the plans to be scrapped
    abandon, drop, abolish, withdraw, throw out, do away with, give up, stop, put an end to, cancel, eliminate, cut, jettison
    informal axe, ditch, dump, junk, chuck in
    [Antonyms] keep, restore
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    scrap2

    informal

    noun

  • he would always win a scrap with Stephen
    Irish , North American , & Australian donnybrook
    informal tiff, set-to, run-in, shindig, shindy, stand-up, spat, dust-up, ruction
    British informal , Football afters
    Scottish informal rammy
    North American informal hassle
    archaic broil, miff
    Scottish archaic threap, collieshangie
    French archaic tracasserie(s)
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  • the older boys started scrapping with me
    quarrel, argue, have a row/fight, row, fight, disagree, fail to agree, differ, be at odds, have a misunderstanding, be at variance, fall out, dispute, squabble, brawl, bicker, chop logic, spar, wrangle, bandy words, cross swords, lock horns, be at each other's throats, be at loggerheads
    informal argufy
    archaic altercate
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