Student Thesaurus

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Entry Word: 1scrap
Function: noun
Text: 1 an unused or unwanted piece or item typically of small size or value <only a scrap of silk was left on the sewing table after they had finished the project>
Synonyms end, fag end, leftover, oddment, remainder, remnant, stub
Related Words leavings, odds and ends, remains, residual, residue, scraping(s), stump; balance, rest; chip, flake, fragment, piece, sliver, splinter; ribbon(s), shred, tatter
Near Antonyms whole
2 a broken or irregular part of something that often remains incomplete <a scrap of paper fluttered to the floor> -- see FRAGMENT
3 a physical dispute between opposing individuals or groups <the sisters got into a scrap over their favorite toy, both tugging at it until it broke> -- see FIGHT 1
4 a very small piece <brushed away a scrap of lint> -- see BIT 1
5 discarded or useless material <the rest of this stuff is just scrap, so sweep it up and throw it away> -- see GARBAGE