Meaning of “scrape” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /skreɪp/

to damage the surface of something by rubbing it against something rough:

Jamie fell over and scraped his knee.

to remove something from a surface using a sharp edge:

The next morning I had to scrape the ice off the car.
scrape a win/draw/pass UK

to succeed in a test or competition but with difficulty:

France scraped a 3-2 win over Norway.

(Definition of “scrape verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)