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Synonyms for short

Synonyms for short

not long in time or duration

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accomplished in very little time

marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

not enough to meet a demand or requirement

without any warning

without adequate preparation

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the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference

the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

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create a short circuit in

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primarily temporal sense

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(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

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low in stature

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not sufficient to meet a need

(of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range

not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices

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of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration

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

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lacking foresight or scope

tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening

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marked by rude or peremptory shortness

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quickly and without warning

without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold

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at a disadvantage

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in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

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Unison has drawn up plans for medical emergencies, but warned that hospitals would run out of items like bedpans and go short of hand gel, gloves and food.
Remove the affected leaves, feed the rhododendron two or three times during the growing season with a general fertiliser formulated for lime-hating (ericaceous) plants, and ensure it does not go short of water in any dry spells.
And neither did they go short of drink, with a near limitless supply of beer available for all.
As a result of her victory, Ms Hurley, herself a millionaire, may have ensured that her offspring will never go short of a pound or two.
MEMBERS of the Three Spires Motor Cycle Club have been making sure children spending Christmas in hospital won't go short of toys.
SWANS won't go short of a crust this winter after a pensioner set up a bank account to buy food for them.
The players have been told that they can find new clubs - and aces like Kenny Priestlay and Tony Hand shouldn't go short of offers.
mp I like a drink now and again, mainly now, and if I have to pay more for my lager it means I would have to go short on other things - like vodka and cider.
I'm prepared to go short but I still want to look stylish.
This is effectively unchanged from yesterday, and the net-long trading crowd bias gives us contrarian signal to go short the pair.
The staff on Ward Nine spent the money instead on toiletries for patients, ensuring they do not go short of soap, shampoo or toothpaste in the New Year.
BETTING and gaming operators will not go short of up-to-date information next month, with two major conferences being staged in London within a week.
But don't be an easy touch and go short yourself - it is time he learned to fend for himself.
Bobbit will, however, not go short as his porn video, John Wayne Bobbit Uncut, in which he had sex with six girls, grossed pounds 2million within a few days of release five years ago.