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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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JUBILEE LAKES 01388 772611 / DL2 2UH Trout were often coming short when thundery conditions prevailed.
As a full-back, you knew if you were coming short that you'd look for Inchy to get in behind.
So we have agreed that, yes, within this coming short period we need to work hard and ensure that the security elements from the [SPLM] IO are brought in.
We always had one striker coming short off the other one and Ade has done that to a great extent this season.
He has got great feet and is also capable of coming short and linking in the play which leads me to get in behind.
Lami announced that the Union will make a development course for 30 sports journalists to be selected by the Federation in Cairo, Egypt, in the coming short time.
More rain has been forecast for the grain belt, which would further delay planting in the world's largest exporter, dimming yield prospects with the planted area coming short of the 92.
As we bear responsibility before Allah to keep everybody in the country secure and safe, it is our duty to firmly face this issue and find out those responsible, either government departments or individuals, contributing to this disaster and firmly punish them for coming short of their duty," the decree said.
And, if they're not prepared to make movement, people at the back will end up lumping balls because there's nothing in front of them, apart from people coming short.
Meanwhile, national team star Yousef Falah could only manage a series of 653 pins after coming short in his last game.
Ally was a great scorer, a great character, but he didn't have the attributes other great strikers had - coming short, holding the ball.
As a midfielder it is perfect to play with one striker running long and one coming short.
He was in the team to go over the top and he kept coming short.
The new campaign in Ireland, Spain, The Netherlands, Sweden and Norway will further raise the profile of the city as the up and coming short break destination for European tourists - and with every visitor spending an average of pounds 400, could generate up to a further pounds 5m in the local economy over the autumn/winter.