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scar 1

 (skär)
n.
1. A mark left on the skin after a surface injury or wound has healed.
2. A lingering sign of damage or injury, either mental or physical: nightmares, anxiety, and other enduring scars of wartime experiences.
3. Botany A mark indicating a former attachment, as of a leaf to a stem.
4. A mark, such as a dent, resulting from use or contact.
v. scarred, scar·ring, scars
v.tr.
1. To mark with a scar.
2. To leave lasting signs of damage on: a wretched childhood that scarred his psyche.
v.intr.
1. To form a scar: The pustule healed and scarred.
2. To become scarred: delicate skin that scars easily.

[Middle English, alteration of escare, from Old French, scab, from Late Latin eschara, from Greek eskhara, hearth, scab caused by burning.]

scar 2

 (skär)
n.
1. A protruding isolated rock.
2. A bare rocky place on a mountainside or other steep slope.

[Middle English skerre, from Old Norse sker, low reef; see sker-1 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

scar

(skɑː)
n
1. (Pathology) any mark left on the skin or other tissue following the healing of a wound
2. a permanent change in a person's character resulting from emotional distress: his wife's death left its scars on him.
3. (Botany) the mark on a plant indicating the former point of attachment of a part, esp the attachment of a leaf to a stem
4. a mark of damage; blemish
vb, scars, scarring or scarred
5. to mark or become marked with a scar
6. (intr) to heal leaving a scar
[C14: via Late Latin from Greek eskhara scab]

scar

(skɑː)
n
1. (Geological Science) an irregular elongated trench-like feature on a land surface that often exposes bedrock
2. (Geological Science) a similar formation in a river or sea
Also called (Scot): scaur
[C14: from Old Norse sker low reef, skerry]

scar1

(skɑr)

n., v. scarred, scar•ring. n.
1. a mark left by a healed wound, sore, or burn.
2. a blemish remaining as a trace of damage or use.
3. a mark indicating a former point of attachment, as where a leaf has fallen from a stem.
4. a lasting aftereffect of a troubling experience.
v.t.
5. to leave a scar on.
v.i.
6. to form a scar in healing.
[1350–1400; Middle English; aph. variant of eschar]

scar2

(skɑr)

n.
1. a precipitous, rocky place; cliff.
2. a low or submerged rock in the sea.
[1300–50; Middle English skerre < Old Norse sker rock, reef]

scar

- Traces back to Greek eskhara, "hearth" or "scab."
See also related terms for hearth.

scar


Past participle: scarred
Gerund: scarring

Imperative
scar
scar
Present
I scar
you scar
he/she/it scars
we scar
you scar
they scar
Preterite
I scarred
you scarred
he/she/it scarred
we scarred
you scarred
they scarred
Present Continuous
I am scarring
you are scarring
he/she/it is scarring
we are scarring
you are scarring
they are scarring
Present Perfect
I have scarred
you have scarred
he/she/it has scarred
we have scarred
you have scarred
they have scarred
Past Continuous
I was scarring
you were scarring
he/she/it was scarring
we were scarring
you were scarring
they were scarring
Past Perfect
I had scarred
you had scarred
he/she/it had scarred
we had scarred
you had scarred
they had scarred
Future
I will scar
you will scar
he/she/it will scar
we will scar
you will scar
they will scar
Future Perfect
I will have scarred
you will have scarred
he/she/it will have scarred
we will have scarred
you will have scarred
they will have scarred
Future Continuous
I will be scarring
you will be scarring
he/she/it will be scarring
we will be scarring
you will be scarring
they will be scarring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been scarring
you have been scarring
he/she/it has been scarring
we have been scarring
you have been scarring
they have been scarring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been scarring
you will have been scarring
he/she/it will have been scarring
we will have been scarring
you will have been scarring
they will have been scarring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been scarring
you had been scarring
he/she/it had been scarring
we had been scarring
you had been scarring
they had been scarring
Conditional
I would scar
you would scar
he/she/it would scar
we would scar
you would scar
they would scar
Past Conditional
I would have scarred
you would have scarred
he/she/it would have scarred
we would have scarred
you would have scarred
they would have scarred
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scar - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissuescar - a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
callus - bony tissue formed during the healing of a fractured bone
cheloid, keloid - raised pinkish scar tissue at the site of an injury; results from excessive tissue repair
pockmark - a scar or pit on the skin that is left by a pustule of smallpox or acne or other eruptive disease
sword-cut - a scar from a cut made by a sword
vaccination - the scar left following inoculation with a vaccine
2.scar - an indication of damage
blemish, mar, defect - a mark or flaw that spoils the appearance of something (especially on a person's body); "a facial blemish"
Verb1.scar - mark with a scarscar - mark with a scar; "The skin disease scarred his face permanently"
nock, score, mark - make small marks into the surface of; "score the clay before firing it"
blemish, deface, disfigure - mar or spoil the appearance of; "scars defaced her cheeks"; "The vandals disfigured the statue"
pockmark - mark with or as if with pockmarks; "Her face was pockmarked by the disease"
cicatrise, cicatrize - form a scar, after an injury; "the skin will cicatrize and it will heal soon"

scar

noun
1. mark, injury, wound, trauma (Pathology), blemish, discoloration, pockmark, naevus, cicatrix He had a scar on his forehead.
2. trauma, suffering, pain, strain, torture, disturbance, anguish emotional scars that come from having been abused
verb
1. mark, disfigure, damage, brand, mar, mutilate, maim, blemish, deface, traumatize, disfeature He was scarred for life during a pub fight.
2. damage, ruin, mar, spoil, mutilate, deface The table top was scarred and dented.
3. traumatize, distress, afflict, worry, trouble, pain, wound, upset, bother, disturb, torment, harrow, agonize This is something that is going to scar him forever.
Translations
نَدَبَةنَدْبَه، أثر الجُرْحيَنْدُب الجُرْح
cicatriu
jizvazjizvit
ararre
cikatro
arm
اثرزخم
arpi
ožiljak
forradásforradást hagyhegsebhely
örveita ör
傷痕瘢痕
흉터
cicatrix
bliznaišraižyti randaisrandas
rētaatstāt rētuizrētot
cicatrice
jazvazjazviť
brazgotina
ärr
แผลเป็น
yara iziyara izi bırakmakyara
vết sẹo

scar

1 [skɑːʳ]
A. N (Med) → cicatriz f (fig) (on building, landscape etc) → huella f
it left a deep scar on his minddejó una huella profunda en su ánimo
B. VTdejar una cicatriz en (fig) → marcar, rayar
he was scarred with many woundstenía cicatrices de muchas heridas
he was scarred for lifequedó marcado para toda la vida
the walls are scarred with bulletslas balas han dejado marca en las paredes
C. VI (= leave a scar) → cicatrizar (also scar over) (= heal) → cicatrizarse

scar

2 [skɑːʳ] N (Geog) (= crag) → paraje m rocoso, pendiente f rocosa

scar

[ˈskɑːr]
ncicatrice f
to leave a scar (physical)laisser une cicatrice
His early experiences had left a scar → Les expériences de son enfance l'avaient marqué.
vtlaisser une cicatrice à, laisser une marque à
to scar sb for life (physically)laisser à qn des cicatrices permanentes; (emotionally)marquer qn à vie

scar

n (on skin, tree) → Narbe f; (= scratch)Kratzer m; (= burn)Brandfleck m, → Brandloch nt; (fig, emotional) → Wunde f; (on good name) → Makel m
vt furniturezerkratzen, Brandflecken hinterlassen auf (+dat); (fig) personzeichnen; to scar the skin/a treeauf der Haut/an einem Baum Narben/eine Narbe hinterlassen; he was scarred for life (lit)er behielt bleibende Narben zurück; (fig)er war fürs Leben gezeichnet; her scarred faceihr narbiges Gesicht; the table was scarred with cigarette burnsder Tisch war mit Brandlöchern or Brandflecken von Zigaretten übersät; his mind was scarred forever by this tragic occurrencedieses tragische Ereignis hatte bei ihm tiefe Wunden hinterlassen

scar

1 [skɑːʳ]
1. n (Med) → cicatrice f; (on face) → sfregio, cicatrice (fig) (on landscape) → segno
it left a deep scar on his mind → gli ha lasciato il segno
2. vt (gen) → lasciare delle cicatrici su; (face) → sfregiare (fig) → segnare, lasciare il segno su
scarred by acne → butterato/a dall'acne
a battle-scarred town → una città segnata dalla guerra
3. vi (also scar over) (heal) → cicatrizzarsi

scar

2 [skɑːʳ] n (Geog) → rupe f

scar

(skaː) noun
the mark that is left by a wound or sore. a scar on the arm where the dog bit him.
verbpast tense, past participle scarred
to mark with a scar. He recovered from the accident but his face was badly scarred.

scar

نَدَبَة jizva ar Narbe ουλή cicatriz arpi cicatrice ožiljak cicatrice 傷痕 흉터 litteken arr blizna cicatriz шрам ärr แผลเป็น yara vết sẹo 伤疤

scar

n. cicatriz, marca en la piel;
v. cicatrizar;
___ tissuetejido cicatrizal, pop. postilla.

scar

n cicatriz f; to leave a — dejar cicatriz
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