Synonyms of rasp in English:

rasp


See definition of rasp

verb

1‘enamel is rasped off the edges of the horse's teeth’

SYNONYMS

scrape, file, rub, abrade, grate, sand, sandpaper, scratch, scour

technical excoriate

2‘‘What's going on?’ he rasped’

SYNONYMS

croak, say hoarsely, utter hoarsely, squawk, shrill, caw

3‘her hard, metallic voice rasped his nerves’

SYNONYMS

grate on, jar on, irritate, irk

get on someone's nerves, set someone's teeth on edge

British informal rub up the wrong way


noun

1‘the rasp of the engine’

SYNONYMS

grinding, grating, scraping, scrape, scratching, scratch