Scratch in a sentence as a noun

S3 was written by its own team, from scratch.

**** yes, they wrote the replacement for the XYZ system from scratch!

The sequence I propose assumes that you are starting from scratch, just like we were.

I did a bit of sleuthing and noticed they have a scratch card at the bottom of the page.

We are based on a new protocol, MTProto, built by our own specialists from scratch, with security in mind.

Realistically it's hard to do your day job productively and also build a new project from scratch.

Scratch in a sentence as a verb

It's possible for younger programmers to take the time to scratch the surface of fads, or listen to the older ones and learn from them.

Just an easy way to drop your salary and indoctrinate you - scratch that - it's a god damn uniform - freedom be damned!

Throwing out all your code and rewriting it from scratch is like demolishing your building and constructing a replacement from scratch.

It's a place where the next Tim Berners-Lee or Mozilla, if they were building a new browser from scratch, couldn't just look up the details of all the "Web" technologies.

Meanwhile, the stuff I did at work didn't actually scratch that itch: it was either huge franchise games I couldn't care less about or technology stack stuff that wasn't an actual game.

There's a lot of ways to improve on Erlang, but let me tell you that despite those opportunities, Erlang as a language is one of the wisest languages around, you do not want to try to exceed it by starting from scratch.

Proper Noun Examples for Scratch

I had written a scratchpad plugin so I did a quick search for "wScratchPad" and sure enough it's there.

Scratch definitions


an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off

See also: abrasion scrape excoriation


a depression scratched or carved into a surface

See also: incision prick slit dent


informal terms for money

See also: boodle bread cabbage clams dinero dough gelt kale lettuce lolly lucre loot moolah


a competitor who has withdrawn from competition


a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game

See also: start


dry mash for poultry


a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her"

See also: scrape scraping scratching


poor handwriting

See also: scribble scrawl cacography


(golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course"


an indication of damage

See also: scrape scar mark


cause friction; "my sweater scratches"

See also: fray fret chafe


cut the surface of; wear away the surface of

See also: scrape


scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"

See also: itch


postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill"

See also: cancel scrub


remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; "Please strike this remark from the record"; "scratch that remark"

See also: strike expunge excise


gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living"

See also: scrape


carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree"

See also: engrave grave inscribe