Synonyms for (noun) scrap

Synonyms: scrap, combat, fight, fighting

Definition: the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

Usage: a fight broke out at the hockey game; there was fighting in the streets; the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap

Similar words: battle, struggle, conflict

Definition: an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)

Usage: the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph--Thomas Paine; police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs


Synonyms: scrap

Definition: a small piece of something that is left over after the rest has been used

Usage: she jotted it on a scrap of paper; there was not a scrap left

Similar words: piece

Definition: a separate part of a whole

Usage: an important piece of the evidence


Synonyms: bit, flake, fleck, chip, scrap

Definition: a small fragment of something broken off from the whole

Usage: a bit of rock caught him in the eye

Similar words: fragment

Definition: a piece broken off or cut off of something else

Usage: a fragment of rock


Synonyms: trash, scrap, rubbish

Definition: worthless material that is to be disposed of

Similar words: waste, waste material, waste matter, waste product

Definition: any materials unused and rejected as worthless or unwanted

Usage: they collect the waste once a week; much of the waste material is carried off in the sewers

Synonyms for (verb) scrap

Synonyms: scrap

Definition: make into scrap or refuse

Usage: scrap the old airplane and sell the parts

Similar words: convert

Definition: change the nature, purpose, or function of something

Usage: convert lead into gold; convert hotels into jails; convert slaves to laborers


Synonyms: quarrel, dispute, argufy, altercate, scrap

Definition: have a disagreement over something

Usage: We quarreled over the question as to who discovered America; These two fellows are always scrapping over something

Similar words: fence, argue, contend, debate

Definition: have an argument about something


Synonyms: junk, scrap, trash

Definition: dispose of (something useless or old)

Usage: trash these old chairs; junk an old car; scrap your old computer

Similar words: discard, dispose, toss, toss away, toss out, throw away, throw out, fling, put away, cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out

Definition: throw or cast away

Usage: Put away your worries