Thesaurus

scramble

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of scramble

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to move (as up or over something) often with the help of the hands in holding or pulling
  • the toddler scrambled up the stairs

Synonyms for scramble

Words Related to scramble

2 to undo the proper order or arrangement of
  • scrambled the letters of the word

Synonyms for scramble

Words Related to scramble

Near Antonyms for scramble

Antonyms for scramble

scramble

noun

Synonyms of scramble (Entry 2 of 2)

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about scramble

Time Traveler for scramble

Time Traveler

The first known use of scramble was in 1568

See more words from the same year

Cite this Entry

“Scramble.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scramble. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLA Chicago APA Merriam-Webster

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on scramble

Dictionary: Definition of scramble

Nglish: Translation of scramble for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of scramble for Arabic Speakers

Comments on scramble

What made you want to look up scramble? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

February 2021 Words of the Day Quiz

  • squirrel in winter
  • Which is a synonym of perdure?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!