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verb as in beg, forage for

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Since Holtsman did not receive much guidance or support, he had to scrounge for supplies and ran his own operations.

When you earn money, cash falls from the sky, meaning you have to scrounge on the floor for dollar bills.

“I have been on food stamps and had to scrounge for money,” she says.

I was able to scrounge up $9,000 and then put in $9,000 of my own, so I was in for $18,000.

"Let's scrounge anything we can find that runs on gasoline or coal oil," said Al Miner.

I was never any good at this so Bruce used to scrounge for us.

While my company was in support one day my corporal and I managed to scrounge into a pill-box away from the awful mud.

One day we missed one of our fellows, a Cockney, for about two hours, and guessed he was on the "scrounge" somewhere or other.

Back from a spell behind Ypres in 1915, a few of us decided to scrounge round for a hair-cut.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scrounge, such as: bum, freeload, hunt, sponge, and wheedle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.