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scratch out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of scratch

  1. 1 to compose and set down on paper the words of scratched out a poem for his beloved wife on the home front Synonyms of scratch out author, pen, write (out), scribbleWords Related to scratch out cast, compose, craft, draft, draw up, formulate, frame, prepare; recast, redraft, revise, rewrite; letter, print, type, typewrite; record, take down, transcribe; autograph, pencil (in), register, sign; couch, express, phrase, put, word

  2. 2 to show (something written) to be no longer valid by drawing a cross over or a line through it scratched out the old phone number and wrote in the new one Synonyms of scratch out blue-pencil, cancel, cross (out), dele, delete, edit (out), elide, kill, x (out), strike (out), stroke (out)Words Related to scratch out blot out, efface, eradicate, erase, expunge, obliterate, root (out), rub out, wipe out; bleep, blip, clip, cut, excise, remove; bowdlerize, censor, clean (up), expurgate, launder, redact, red-pencil; abbreviate, crop, shorten; black out, repress, silence, suppressNear Antonyms of scratch out stet

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