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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

References in periodicals archive ?
As limited capital resources are divided, casting cleaning and finishing operations generally have been on the short end of the stick.
The kind of business that uses conventional means of marketing its merchandise would be left holding the short end of the stick if tax authorities failed to impose a good portion of taxes on profits gained by other sorts of companies selling through e-commerce.
With facilities now looking to get reimbursement any way they can, activities and quality of life are getting the short end of the stick," cautions certified activity consultant Catherine R.
companies often get stuck with the short end of the stick in international partnerships?
In the struggle between rich and poor, folks like Valentin Valdez usually end up holding the short end of the stick.
The people on the short end of the stick were Muslims, Jews, and Native Americans.
Instead, it appears that residential consumers always get the short end of the stick, while the utilities generally receive more money than that recommended by the hearing examiners.
The national airline continues to get the short end of the stick following the recent ICAO audit on Namibia Airports Company's facilities at Windhoek's Hosea Kutako International Airport which resulted in the downgrade of the airport from a category 9 to a category 5 airport.
He trusted me a lot but with that trust and responsibility I sometimes got the short end of the stick.
Anytime you rely on the government to do its job, you are always going to get the short end of the stick, so it is difficult to support them doing more, when they can't handle what is already on the books now," he said.
Two good teams that pitched really well but unfortunately we've come up on the short end of the stick," Horton said of the weekend so far.
Overall men have been getting the short end of the stick in the past couple of years.
When it comes to content discovery products, publishers often get the short end of the stick with little control or customization," said Neil Mody, founder and CEO of nRelate.
John Grundy, local historian and occasional television presenter, is getting the short end of the stick these days.
The brands that sponsored her got the short end of the stick because there was a failure of delivery," said Dimachkie commenting on the Amy Winehouse concert.