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itch

 
Noun itch has 3 senses
  1. scabies, itch - a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation; "he has a bad case of the itch"
    --1 is a kind of infection
    Derived forms: verb itch2, verb itch1
  2. urge, itch - a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
    --2 is a kind of desire
    Derived form: verb itch3
  3. itch, itchiness, itching - an irritating cutaneous sensation that produces a desire to scratch
    --3 is a kind of cutaneous sensation, haptic sensation, skin sensation
    --3 has particulars: pruritus
    Derived forms: verb itch2, verb itch1
Verb itch has 3 senses
  1. rub, scratch, itch - scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!"
    --1 is one way to irritate
    Derived forms: noun itch3, noun itch1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  2. itch - have or perceive an itch; "I'm itching--the air is so dry!"
    --2 is one way to
    ache, smart, hurt
    Derived forms: noun itch1, noun itch3, noun itching1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s PP
    Somebody's (body part) ----s
  3. itch, spoil - have a strong desire or urge to do something; "She is itching to start the project"; "He is spoiling for a fight"
    --3 is one way to desire, want
    Derived form: noun itch2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
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