Synonyms for (verb) scavenge

Synonyms: clean, scavenge

Definition: remove unwanted substances from

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: scavenge

Definition: feed on carrion or refuse

Usage: hyenas scavenge

Similar words: feed, give

Definition: give food to

Usage: Feed the starving children in India; don't give the child this tough meat


Synonyms: salvage, scavenge

Definition: collect discarded or refused material

Usage: She scavenged the garbage cans for food

Similar words: collect, pull together, garner, gather

Definition: assemble or get together

Usage: gather some stones; pull your thoughts together


Synonyms: scavenge

Definition: clean refuse from

Usage: Scavenge a street

Similar words: clean, make clean

Definition: make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from

Usage: Clean the stove!; The dentist cleaned my teeth