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Definition of scrap verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scrap
    he / she / it scraps
    past simple scrapped
    -ing form scrapping
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  1. 1[transitive, often passive] scrap something to cancel or get rid of something that is no longer practical or useful They had been forced to scrap plans for a new school building. The oldest of the aircraft were scrapped.
  2. 2[intransitive] (informal) to fight with someone The bigger boys started scrapping.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: scrap