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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an unceremonious and disorganized struggle;
[syn: scramble, scuffle]

2. rushing about hastily in an undignified way;
[syn: scamper, scramble, scurry]

VERB (5)

1. to move hurriedly;
- Example: "The friend scrambled after them"

2. climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling;
[syn: clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter]

3. bring into random order;
[syn: scramble, jumble, throw together]

4. stir vigorously;
- Example: "beat the egg whites"
- Example: "beat the cream"
[syn: beat, scramble]

5. make unintelligible;
- Example: "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scramble \Scram"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrambled; p. pr. & vb. n. Scrambling.] [Freq. of Prov. E. scramb to rake together with the hands, or of scramp to snatch at. cf. Scrabble.] 1. To clamber with hands and knees; to scrabble; as, to scramble up a cliff; to scramble over the rocks. [1913 Webster] 2. To struggle eagerly with others for something thrown upon the ground; to go down upon all fours to seize something; to catch rudely at what is desired. [1913 Webster] Of other care they little reckoning make, Than how to scramble at the shearer's feast. --Milton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scramble \Scram"ble\, v. t. 1. To collect by scrambling; as, to scramble up wealth. --Marlowe. [1913 Webster] 2. To prepare (eggs) as a dish for the table, by stirring the yolks and whites together while cooking. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scramble \Scram"ble\, n. 1. The act of scrambling, climbing on all fours, or clambering. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of jostling and pushing for something desired; eager and unceremonious struggle for what is thrown or held out; as, a scramble for office. [1913 Webster] Scarcity [of money] enhances its price, and increases the scramble. --Locke. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

scramble n 1: an unceremonious and disorganized struggle [syn: scramble, scuffle] 2: rushing about hastily in an undignified way [syn: scamper, scramble, scurry] v 1: to move hurriedly; "The friend scrambled after them" 2: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter] 3: bring into random order [syn: scramble, jumble, throw together] 4: stir vigorously; "beat the egg whites"; "beat the cream" [syn: beat, scramble] 5: make unintelligible; "scramble the message so that nobody can understand it" [ant: unscramble]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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