You are here

  • noun
    An act or sound of scraping. (he heard the scrape of his mother's key in the lock)
    A procedure of dilatation of the cervix and curettage of the uterus.
    An embarrassing or difficult predicament caused by one's own unwise behavior.
    Push or pull a hard or sharp implement across (a surface or object) so as to remove dirt or other matter. (we scraped the dishes clean)
    Rub or cause to rub by accident against a rough or hard surface, causing damage or injury. (he smashed into the wall and felt his knee scrape against the plaster)
    Narrowly pass by or through something.
    Copy (data) from a website using a computer program. (all search engines scrape content from sites without permission and display it on their own sites)


We are dedicated to creating and providing free, high-quality English language learning resources.