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Princeton's WordNet

  1. damage, harm, hurt, scathenoun

    the act of damaging something or someone


  1. scathenoun

    Harm; damage; injury; hurt; misfortune.

  2. scatheverb

    To injure.

  3. Etymology: From scathen, skathen, from sceaþan, scaþan and skaða; both from skaþōnan. Cognate with Danish skade, German schaden, Swedish skada; compare Gothic 0343033A03300338033E0330033D, Old Norse skeðja. Compare Ancient Greek ἀσκηθής, Albanian shkathët from shkas.


  1. scathe

    Scathe is a verb defined as to harm or damage, especially in a verbal or emotional way. It could also refer to severely criticizing someone or something. As a noun, scathe refers to harm or injury.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scatheverb

    alt. of Scath

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  1. sachet

  2. scheat

  3. chaste

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scathe in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scathe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  • herir, herida, infortunio, dañoSpanish
  • vahingoittaaFinnish
  • schadenDutch
  • [[причинять]] [[вред]], вред, уще́рбRussian

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