As verbs the difference between scar and scarify
is that scar
is to mark the skin permanently while scarify
is (obsolete|or|nonstandard) to scar.
As a noun scar
is a permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound or scar
can be a cliff or scar
can be a marine food fish, the scarus or parrotfish.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Conflation of (etyl) . More at shard.
A permanent mark on the skin sometimes caused by the healing of a wound.
To mark the skin permanently.
To form a scar.
(figurative) To affect deeply in a traumatic manner.
- Yet I'll not shed her blood; / Nor scar that whiter skin of hers than snow.
- Seeing his parents die in a car crash scarred him for life.
* scar tissue
From (etyl) sker.
A rock in the sea breaking out from the surface of the water.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) To scar.
(obsolete, or, nonstandard) Denude, or lay waste to.
(horticulture) To remove thatch (build-up of organic matter on the soil) from a lawn, to dethatch.
(horticulture) To damage the testa (seed coat) of a seed by cutting, scraping, chemicals, hot water, or fire to allow permeation of water and faster germination.