Synonyms of scrap in English

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noun

1‘he scribbled Pamela's address on a scrap of paper’

SYNONYMS
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’

SYNONYMS
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

3scraps‘between jobs he slept rough and lived on scraps’

SYNONYMS
leftovers, uneaten food, leavings, crumbs, scrapings, slops, dregs, scourings, offscourings, remains, remnants, residue, odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs
pieces, bits

4‘the whole thing was made from bits of scrap’

SYNONYMS
waste, refuse, garbage, rubbish, litter, discarded matter, debris, detritus, dross
flotsam and jetsam, lumber
North American trash
Australian, New Zealand mullock
informal dreck, junk
British informal grot, gash
rare draff, raffle, raff, cultch, orts

verb

1‘the government intended to scrap sixty-two naval ships’

SYNONYMS
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
informal chuck, chuck away, chuck out, ditch, junk, get shut of
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’

SYNONYMS
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


Synonyms of scrap in English

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noun

1‘he would always win a scrap with Stephen’

SYNONYMS
quarrel, argument, row, fight, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissension, falling-out, dispute, disputation, contention, squabble, contretemps, clash, altercation, exchange, brawl, tussle, conflict, affray, war of words, shouting match, fracas, wrangle, tangle, misunderstanding, passage at arms, passage of arms, battle royal
Irish, North American, Australian donnybrook
informal tiff, set-to, run-in, shindig, shindy, stand-up, spat, dust-up, ruction
British informal barney, bunfight, ding-dong, bust-up, ruck, slanging match
British informal afters
Scottish informal rammy
North American informal hassle
archaic broil, miff
Scottish archaic threap, collieshangie
archaic tracasserie, tracasseries

verb

1‘the older boys started scrapping with me’

SYNONYMS
quarrel, argue, have a fight, have a row, 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