Noun scratch has 7 senses
  1. abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation - an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off
    --1 is a kind of wound, lesion
    --1 has particulars: graze; rope burn
    Derived forms: verb scratch3, verb scratch2, verb scratch1
  2. incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent - a depression scratched or carved into a surface
    --2 is a kind of depression, impression, imprint
    --2 has particulars: score, scotch
    Derived form: verb scratch2
  3. boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum - informal terms for money
    --3 is a kind of money
  4. chicken feed, scratch - dry mash for poultry
    --4 is a kind of mash
  5. scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching - a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"
    --5 is a kind of noise
  6. scribble, scratch, scrawl, cacography - poor handwriting
    --6 is a kind of handwriting, hand, script
    --6 has particulars: chicken scratch; squiggle
  7. scratch, scrape, scar, mark - an indication of damage
    --7 is a kind of blemish, defect, mar
    Derived form: verb scratch2
,Verb scratch has 3 senses
  1. rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch - cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
    --1 is one way to touch, adjoin, meet, contact
    Derived form: noun scratch1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Something ----s somebody
  2. scratch, scrape, scratch up - cut the surface of; wear away the surface of
    --2 is one way to incise
    Derived forms: noun scratch7, noun scratch2, noun scratch1, noun scratcher1, noun scratcher3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. rub, scratch, itch - scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"
    --3 is one way to irritate
    Derived forms: noun scratch1, noun scratcher2
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something