English → English - scratch

Pronunciation
n. scrape, abrasion; cut, small laceration; grating sound produced by scratching; scrawl, scribble; score of zero; starting line for a race; cash, money (Slang)
v. scrape, rub; make a small cut or laceration; scrape with the fingernails to relieve an itch; make a grating sound; scribble, scrawl; achieve or obtain with difficulty; delete, cross out
v. scratch, make a grating sound (disco music)

English → Spanish - scratch

Pronunciation
s. arañazo, arañadura, rascadura, rasguño, raspón; raya; chiripa; chirrido
v. rascar, arañar, arpar, dar arañazos a, escarbar, rasguñar, rayar

English → French - scratch

Pronunciation
n. éraflure, égratignure, grattement; gribouillage; ligne de départ; rien, zéro; argent (argot)
v. érafler; égratigner; gratter; se gratter; frotter; rayer; griffonner; effacer; obtenir difficilement

English → German - scratch

Pronunciation
n. Kratzer; Jucken; Schramme; Verletzung, Knirschen; Kritzelei; Startlinie; Nichts, Null; Geld (Slang)
v. kratzen; jucken; sich jucken; blank putzen; knirschen; verletzen; kritzeln; "anmachen", mühsam erreichen; ausradieren

English → Indonesian - scratch

Pronunciation
n. cakar, garukan, luka garukan, gores, goresan, garitan, gerutan, coret, coretan, coreng, corengan, corek, baret, gurat, penggarukan, penggoresan, bunyi berderit, garis mulai
v. menggores, menggarit, menggaris, mengais, menggaruk, menggerayang, menggeret, mencakar, mencoret, mencoreng, menggurat, mengeluarkan
a. tergesa-gesa, seadanya, seada-adanya, garis besar: dlm garis besar, disengaja: tak disengaja

English → Italian - scratch

Pronunciation
s. graffio, graffiatura, scalfittura; grattata; suono stridulo, stridore; scarabocchio, sgorbio; (Sport) linea di partenza
v. graffiare, scalfire; grattare, dare una grattata a; cancellare con un tratto di penna, tirare un frego su; incidere; scarabocchiare, scribacchiare, scrivere alla peggio; strofinare, fregare, sfregare

English → Polish - scratch

Pronunciation
n. zadraśnięcie, rysa, narys, udrapanie, udrapnięcie
v. drapać, udrapnąć, podrapać, rozdrapać, wydrapać, zadrapać, skrobać, podskrobać, zadrasnąć, drasnąć, zarysować, skrzypieć, grzebać, nabazgrać, chrobotać, czochrać, drapnąć, udrapać, wydrapywać, skrobnąć, podskrobywać, zarysowywać, skrzypnąć

English → Portuguese - scratch

Pronunciation
s. arranhão; raspagem; rangido; ponto de partida; zero à esquerda, nada; dinheiro (gír.)
v. arranhar; coçar-se, raspar-se; lixar; ranger; arrepiar; conseguir com muita dificuldade; apagar

English → Romanian - scratch

Pronunciation
n. zgârietură, zgârietură uşoară, julitură, jupuitură, scârţâit, hârşâit, însemnare, semn, linie de plecare, scris neciteţ, mâzgălitură {fam.}, ştersătură, răzuire, executare {fig.}
v. zgâria, scrijeli, juli, jupui, hârşâi, trage uşor, răzui, şterge, mâzgăli, zgrepţăna, râcâi, scărpina, scârţâi, scurma, scurma pământul

English → Russian - scratch

Pronunciation
с. царапина, ссадина; метка, пометка; каракули; почесывание, расчесывание, зуд; скрип; линия старта; участник состязания; росчерк
г. царапать, поцарапать; скрипеть, заскрипеть; чесать, чесаться; скрести; выкапывать, рыть когтями; вычеркивать; бросать, отказываться

English → Turkish - scratch

Pronunciation
f. kaşımak, kaşınmak, tırmalamak, tırnaklamak, çizmek, kazımak, çıkarmak, karalamak, acele ile yazmak, cızırdamak, çekilmek
i. çizik, sıyrık, kaşıma sesi, gıcırtı, başlangıç çizgisi, çizgi, çızıktırma
s. gelişigüzel, rasgele, avanssız, acele ile toplanmış, derme çatma

English → Ukrainian - scratch

Pronunciation
n. подряпина, дряпання, чиркання, кривулька, задра, скрип
v. дряпати, дряпатися, чиркнути, написати: нашвидку написати, нашкрябати, подряпати, скребти, чесати, чухати, шкребти, шкребтися
a. зібраний: випадково зібраний докупи, написаний: наспіх написаний

French → English - scratch

Pronunciation
(m) n. scratching

English → Dutch - scratch

Pronunciation
zn. schram; krab, -krab; onaangenaam geluid; gegier; gekraak; gekrabbel; beginpunt; vanaf het begin; nul; geld (slang)
ww. schrammen; krabben, -krab; onaangenaam geluidmaken; gieren; kraken; krassen, met moeite behalen; uitwissen

English → Greek - scratch

Pronunciation
επίθ. τυχαίος
ουσ. αμυχή, γραμμή εκκινήσεως δρομέων, γρατσουνιά, ξύσιμο
ρήμ. τσουγκρανίζω, ξύνω, αποσύρω ίππον από ιπποδρομίαν

English → Arabic - scratch

Pronunciation
‏خمشة، جلفة، خدش، خربشة، شج، صرير خفيف، قرصة، خدشة‏
‏بدأ من الصفر، خمش، حفر بأظافره، حك جلده، إنكرش، شطب، نحت، جمع، صر صريرا خفيفا، ألغى‏

English → Chinese - scratch

Pronunciation
(名) 抓痕; 刮擦声; 擦伤; 乱涂
(动) 搔, 挖出, 抓; 发刮擦声, 抓, 搔

English → Chinese - scratch

Pronunciation
(名) 抓痕; 刮擦聲; 擦傷; 亂塗
(動) 搔, 挖出, 抓; 發刮擦聲, 抓, 搔

English → Hindi - scratch

Pronunciation
n. शैतान, पिशाच, खरोंच, नोच, नखरेखा, चर-चर, चरचराहट, चर्र-मर्र, पैसे
v. खरोंचना, खरोंटना, कुरकुरा बनाना, कुरेदना, खसोटना, मुलायम बनाना, नक़्काशी करना
a. स्थूल वर्णन किया हुआ, कुछ वक़्त का, अस्थायी, सामयिक, इत्तफ़ाक़ का, संयोग का, आकस्मिक

English → Japanese - scratch

Pronunciation
(動) ひっかく; かき傷を作る; 爪でかく; 耳障りな音を出す; 走り書きする; 努力して得る; 除く
(名) ひっかいた跡; すりきれ; ひっかく音; かくこと; 無得点; レースのスタートライン; 現金(俗語)

English → Korean - scratch

Pronunciation
명. 긁음, 마찰; 상처, 상흔; 마찰하여 나는 소리; 휘갈겨 쓰기; 영점; 속도경주의 출발선; 현금 ( 속어)
동. 할퀴다, 긁다; 생채기를 내다, 상흔을 내다; 손톱으로 가려운 곳을 긁다; 북북 긁는 소리를 내다, 문지르는 소리를 내다; 낙서하다, 휘갈겨 쓰다; 힘들게 얻다; 제거하다

English → Vietnamese - scratch

Pronunciation
n. sự quào bằng móng tay, vết cào, vết trầy, đường rạch, tiếng kêu sột soạt
v. làm trầy, kẻ đường, bàn sơ qua một vấn đề
a. tình cờ làm việc gì

Definition of scratch

Pronunciation
Verb
1. To rub a surface with a sharp object, especially by a living creature to remove itching with nails, claws, etc.
Could you please scratch my back?
2. To rub the skin with rough material causing a sensation of irritation.
I don't like that new scarf because it scratches my neck.
3. To mark a surface with a sharp object, thereby leaving a scratch (noun).
A real diamond can easily scratch a pane of glass.
4. To remove, ignore or delete.
Scratch what I said earlier; I was wrong.
When the favorite was scratched from the race, there was a riot at the betting windows.
5. To produce a distinctive sound on a turntable by moving a vinyl record back and forth while manipulating the crossfader (see also scratching).
6. To commit a foul in pool, as where the cue ball is put into a pocket or jumps off the table.
Embarrassingly, he scratched on the break, popping the cue completely off the table.
7. To score, not by skillful play but by some fortunate chance of the game.
8. To write or draw hastily or awkwardly.
9. To dig or excavate with the claws.
Some animals scratch holes, in which they burrow.
Noun
10. A disruption, mark or shallow cut on a surface made by scratching.
I can’t believe there is a scratch in the paint already.
Her skin was covered with tiny scratches.
11. An act of scratching the skin to alleviate an itch or irritation.
The dog sat up and had a good scratch.
12. Sports
1. A starting line (originally and simply, a line scratched in the ground), as in boxing.
2. A technical error of touching or surpassing the starting mark prior to the official start signal in the sporting events of long jump, discus, hammer throw, shot put, and similar. Originally the starting mark was a scratch on the ground but is now a board or precisely indicated mark.
3. Billiards An aberration.
13. Money.
14. A feed, usually a mixture of a few common grains, given to chickens.
15. Minute, but tender and troublesome, excoriations, covered with scabs, upon the heels of horses which have been used where it is very wet or muddy.
16. A kind of wig covering only a portion of the head.
17. A genre of Virgin Islander music, better known as fungi.
Adjective
18. For or consisting of preliminary or tentative, incomplete, etc. work.
This is scratch paper, so go ahead and scribble whatever you want on it.
19. Hastily assembled; put together in a hurry or from disparate elements.
20. Relating to a data structure or recording medium attached to a machine for testing or temporary use.
21. Constructed from whatever materials are to hand.
22. (of a player) Of a standard high enough to play without a handicap, i.e. to compete without the benefit of a variation in scoring based on ability.
23. Made, done, or happening by chance; arranged with little or no preparation; determined by circumstances; haphazard.
A scratch team; a scratch crew for a boat race; a scratch shot in billiards
A scratch race: one without restrictions regarding the entry of competitors
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Verb Forms

Present participle: scratching
Present: scratch (3.person: scratches)
Past: scratched
Future: will scratch
Present conditional: would scratch
Present Perfect: have scratched (3.person: has scratched)
Past Perfect: had scratched
Future Perfect: will have scratched
Past conditional: would have scratched
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