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Meaning & Definition of Scrap in English

English

Scrap

/skræp/

noun

1. A small fragment of something broken off from the whole

  • "A bit of rock caught him in the eye"
    synonym:
  • bit
  • ,
  • chip
  • ,
  • flake
  • ,
  • fleck
  • ,
  • scrap

2. Worthless material that is to be disposed of

    synonym:
  • rubbish
  • ,
  • trash
  • ,
  • scrap

3. A small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used

  • "She jotted it on a scrap of paper"
  • "There was not a scrap left"
    synonym:
  • scrap

4. The act of fighting

  • Any contest or struggle
  • "A fight broke out at the hockey game"
  • "There was fighting in the streets"
  • "The unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"
    synonym:
  • fight
  • ,
  • fighting
  • ,
  • combat
  • ,
  • scrap

verb

1. Dispose of (something useless or old)

  • "Trash these old chairs"
  • "Junk an old car"
  • "Scrap your old computer"
    synonym:
  • trash
  • ,
  • junk
  • ,
  • scrap

2. Have a disagreement over something

  • "We quarreled over the question as to who discovered america"
  • "These two fellows are always scrapping over something"
    synonym:
  • quarrel
  • ,
  • dispute
  • ,
  • scrap
  • ,
  • argufy
  • ,
  • altercate

3. Make into scrap or refuse

  • "Scrap the old airplane and sell the parts"
    synonym:
  • scrap

Examples of using

The government plans to scrap some of the older planes.
I wrote down his phone number on a scrap of paper.