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scrap

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1 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value

  • only a scrap of silk was left on the sewing table after they had finished the project
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2 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete

  • a scrap of paper fluttered to the floor
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4 discarded or useless material

  • the rest of this stuff is just scrap, so sweep it up and throw it away
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scrap

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1 an often noisy or angry expression of differing opinions

  • the state legislatureʼs annual scrap over the budget
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2 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups

  • several drunken revelers were involved in a scrap outside of the nightclub
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scrap

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to express different opinions about something often angrily

  • the young couple often scrapped about money and their very disparate spending habits
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bandy words, butt heads, lock horns, mix it up

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discard, cast, shed, slough, scrap, junk mean to get rid of. discard implies the letting go or throwing away of something that has become useless or superfluous though often not intrinsically valueless.
    • discard old clothes
cast, especially when used with off, away, or out, implies a forceful rejection or repudiation.
    • cast off her friends
shed and slough imply a throwing off of something both useless and encumbering and often suggest a consequent renewal of vitality or luster.
    • shed a bad habit
    • finally sloughed off the depression
scrap and junk imply throwing away or breaking up as worthless in existent form.
    • scrap all the old ways
    • would junk our educational system

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scrap

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1 to get rid of as useless or unwanted

  • we've decided to scrap the second car
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dispose of, set aside

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2 to put an end to (something planned or previously agreed to)

  • we scrapped our plans to go to Paris, and set out the next day for Prague
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Synonym Discussion of scrap

discard, cast, shed, slough, scrap, junk mean to get rid of. discard implies the letting go or throwing away of something that has become useless or superfluous though often not intrinsically valueless.
    • discard old clothes
cast, especially when used with off, away, or out, implies a forceful rejection or repudiation.
    • cast off her friends
shed and slough imply a throwing off of something both useless and encumbering and often suggest a consequent renewal of vitality or luster.
    • shed a bad habit
    • finally sloughed off the depression
scrap and junk imply throwing away or breaking up as worthless in existent form.
    • scrap all the old ways
    • would junk our educational system


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