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scrap 1

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
    informalsmidgen, smidge, tad
  • 3 (scraps) between jobs he slept rough and lived on scraps
    leftovers, uneaten food, leavings, crumbs, scrapings, slops, dregs, scourings, offscourings, remains, remnants, residue, odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs;
  • 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
    informaldreck, junk
    British informalgrot, gash
    raredraff, 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 informalget shot of, see the back of
    North American informaltrash, 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
    informalaxe, ditch, dump, junk, chuck in
    [Antonyms] keep, restore
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    scrap 2
    informal

    noun

  • he would always win a scrap with Stephen
    Irish , North American , & Australian donnybrook
    informaltiff, set-to, run-in, shindig, shindy, stand-up, spat, dust-up, ruction
    British informal, Football afters
    Scottish informalrammy
    North American informalhassle
    archaicbroil, miff
    Scottish archaicthreap, collieshangie
    French archaictracasserie(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
    informalargufy
    archaicaltercate
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