1. A harsh noise made by scraping; SYN. scraping, scratch, scratching.
2. A deep bow with the foot drawn backwards (indicating excessive humility); SYN. scraping.
1. To scratch repeatedly; SYN. grate.
2. To make by scraping
3. To gather together over time; as of money or other resources; SYN. scrape up, come up.
4. To bow in a servile manner; SYN. kowtow, genuflect.