Synonyms of scrape in English:
2 she scraped the earth back and saw something blue buried there
rake, drag, push, brush, sweep
- 1scrape by
- students have to scrape by on an inadequate grantmanage, cope, survive, muddle through/along, scrape along, make ends meet, get by/along, make do, manage to live with difficulty, barely/scarcely manage to live, barely/scarcely have enough to live on, keep the wolf from the door, keep one's head above water, scrimp, scrape a livinginformal make out
- 2scrape through
nounBack to top
3 informal he's always getting into scrapes because he trusts the wrong people
predicament, plight, tight corner, tight spot, ticklish/tricky situation, problem, quandary, dilemma, crisis, mess, muddle
British informal spot of bother
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.