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Synonyms for scant
skænt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. light, scant(p), short(verb)

    less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so

    "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"

    Antonyms:
    sufficient

  2. skimp, scant(verb)

    work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially

    Synonyms:
    stint, scrimp, skimp

    Antonyms:
    sufficient

  3. scant, skimp(verb)

    limit in quality or quantity

    Synonyms:
    stint, scrimp, skimp

    Antonyms:
    sufficient

  4. stint, skimp, scant(verb)

    supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

    "sting with the allowance"

    Synonyms:
    stint, scrimp, skimp

    Antonyms:
    sufficient

Wiktionary

  1. scant(adjective)

    very little, very few

    After his previous escapades, Mary had scant reason to believe John.

    Synonyms:
    little, few, slight

    Antonyms:
    plenty, ample

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. scant

    Synonyms:
    short, insufficient, mean, niggardly, stingy, narrow, limited, chary, sparing

    Antonyms:
    full, ample, liberal, generous, bountiful, unmeasured

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scant(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    limit, straiten, stint

  2. scant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insufficient, SCANTY

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scant(a)

    Synonyms:
    scanty, meager, insufficient, inadequate, sparing, saving, chary

  2. scant(v)

    Synonyms:
    limit, straiten, stint

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    scarce, meagre, little, few, lean, low, limited

How to pronounce scant?

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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
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Australian
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Indian

How to say scant in sign language?

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How to use scant in a sentence?

  1. The Florida Supreme Court:

    In light of the scant evidence connecting Penalver to this murder and the consequent importance of identifying the individual depicted on the videotape in sunglasses and hat, we conclude that the improperly admitted evidence and the State's suggestion that the defense tampered with or suborned perjury by an identification witness meet the cumulative error requirements outlined above and require reversal.

  2. Derek Holt at Scotiabank:

    There is scant evidence to suggest that the era of exceptionally low rates of inflation with multiple episodes of deflation has ended.

  3. Drew Hammill:

    Eight days after a federal judge ordered the Trump Administration to immediately begin the process of reuniting the children they put in cages back with their families, there's scant evidence that a comprehensive plan to do just that has been developed, congressional oversight of this matter has already been proven to be critical in ensuring that the Administration's constant abuses are held in check, that the law is being obeyed, and that taxpayers' resources are not being squandered.


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