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a mark or slight injury caused by rubbing against a rough surface [= graze]:
I came away from the accident with only cuts and scrapes.
2 [countable] informal
a situation in which you are in trouble or have difficulties:
He got into all sorts of scrapes as a boy.
the noise made when one surface rubs roughly against another
He heard the scrape of chairs being dragged across the floor.