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scraps

noun (1)
plural of scrap

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(Entry 1 of 4)

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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scraps

noun (2)
plural of scrap

Synonyms & Antonyms of scraps (Entry 2 of 4)

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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scraps

verb (1)
present tense third-person singular of scrap

Synonyms & Antonyms of scraps (Entry 3 of 4)

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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scraps

verb (2)
present tense third-person singular of scrap

Synonyms & Antonyms of scraps (Entry 4 of 4)

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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“Scraps.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/scraps. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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