(noun, verb)


1. a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue

Similar word(s): cicatrice, cicatrix

Definition categories: state, symptom

2. an indication of damage

Similar word(s): mark, scrape, scratch

Definition categories: attribute, blemish, defect, mar


1. mark with a scar

- The skin disease scarred his face permanently

Similar word(s): mark, pit, pock

Definition categories: contact, blemish, deface, disfigure

Sentences with scar as a verb:

- Seeing his parents die in a car crash scarred him for life.