1. [ noun ] (medicine) a mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue
Synonyms: cicatrice cicatrix
Related terms: symptom cheloid callus vaccination sword-cut cicatrize scarify
2. [ noun ] an indication of damage
Synonyms: scrape mark scratch
Related terms: blemish scratch scrape
3. [ verb ] mark with a scar
Synonyms: mark pit pock

"The skin disease scarred his face permanently"

Related terms: deface cicatrize scarify pockmark score scratch pitting pock incise
Similar spelling:   scare