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Definition 1: rushing about hastily in an undignified way - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for scramble in the sense of this definition

(scramble is a kind of ...) the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner

"in his haste to leave he forgot his book"

Definition 2: an unceremonious and disorganized struggle - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for scramble in the sense of this definition

(scramble is a kind of ...) an energetic attempt to achieve something

"getting through the crowd was a real struggle" "he fought a battle for recognition"

Definition 3: make unintelligible - [verb of change]

Samples where scramble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • scramble the message so that nobody can understand it

(scramble is a kind of ...) cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

"The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city" "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"

Definition 4: bring into random order - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for scramble in the sense of this definition

(scramble is a kind of ...) bring disorder to

(... is a kind of scramble ) throw together in a confused mass

"They tumbled the teams with no apparent pattern"

Definition 5: stir vigorously - [verb of contact]

Samples where scramble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • beat the egg whites
  • beat the cream

Synonyms for scramble in the sense of this definition

(scramble is a kind of ...) change the arrangement or position of

(... is a kind of scramble ) whip with or as if with a wire whisk

"whisk the eggs"

(... is a kind of scramble ) make creamy by beating

"Cream the butter"

(scramble belongs to category ...) the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"cooking can be a great art" "people are needed who have experience in cookery" "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Definition 6: to move hurriedly - [verb of motion]

Samples where scramble or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The friend scrambled after them

(scramble is a kind of ...) change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

"How fast does your new car go?" "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus" "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect" "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell" "news travelled fast"

Definition 7: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for scramble in the sense of this definition

(scramble is a kind of ...) move with difficulty, by grasping

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