Synonyms and Antonyms of graze
1 to damage by rubbing against a sharp or rough surface <I grazed my elbow diving for the ball> Synonyms abrade, graze, scratch, scuffRelated Words bark, skin; chafe, fret, gall; claw, cut, lacerate; bruise, contuseNear Antonyms polish, smooth, soften, wax
2 to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing <the volleyball just grazed my face, so I'm okay> Synonyms graze, kiss, nudge, shave, skimRelated Words bump, contact, scrape, sideswipe, strike, sweep, swipe, touch; bounce, carom, glance, rebound, ricochet, skip; caress, cuddle, fondle, love, pat, pet, stroke; miss, skirtNear Antonyms bang, bash, bump, clash, collide, crash, hit, impact, impinge, knock, punch, ram, slam, slap, smack, smash, swipe, thud, thwack, whack
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