Dictionary Results for short

1. short - noun

· the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed

Hypernym(s): tract, piece_of_land, piece_of_ground, parcel_of_land, parcel

2. short - noun

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

Synonym(s): short_circuit

Hypernym(s): contact, tangency

3. short - noun

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

Synonym(s): shortstop

Hypernym(s): position

4. short - verb

· cheat someone by not returning him enough money

Synonym(s): short-change

Hypernym(s): victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, hornswoggle, short-change, con

5. short - verb

· create a short circuit in

Synonym(s): short-circuit

Hypernym(s): make, create

6. short - adjective

· primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; "a short life"; "a short flight"; "a short holiday"; "a short story"; "only a few short months"

Antonym(s): long

7. short - adjective

· (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length; "short skirts"; "short hair"; "the board was a foot short"; "a short toss"

Antonym(s): long

8. short - adjective

· low in stature; not tall; "he was short and stocky"; "short in stature"; "a short smokestack"; "a little man"

Synonym(s): little

Antonym(s): tall

9. short - adjective

· of insufficient quantity to meet a need; "an inadequate income"; "a poor salary"; "money is short"; "on short rations"; "food is in short supply"; "short on experience"; "the jejune diets of the very poor"

Synonym(s): inadequate, poor, jejune

10. short - adjective

· (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; "a short memory"

Synonym(s): unretentive, forgetful

11. short - adjective

· not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; "a short sale"; "short in cotton"

Antonym(s): long

12. short - adjective

· of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration; "the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short"

Antonym(s): long

13. short - adjective

· less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"

Synonym(s): light, scant

14. short - adjective

· lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"

Synonym(s): shortsighted, unforesightful, myopic

15. short - adjective

· tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening; "shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; "a short flaky pie crust"

16. short - adjective

· marked by rude or peremptory shortness; "try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; "a curt reply"; "the salesgirl was very short with him"

Synonym(s): brusque, brusk, curt

17. short - adverb

· quickly and without warning; "he stopped suddenly"

Synonym(s): abruptly, suddenly, dead

18. short - adverb

· without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; "he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"

19. short - adverb

· clean across; "the car's axle snapped short"

20. short - adverb

· at some point or distance before a goal is reached; "he fell short of our expectations"

21. short - adverb

· so as to interrupt; "She took him up short before he could continue"

22. short - adverb

· at a disadvantage; "I was caught short"

Synonym(s): unawares

23. short - adverb

· in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; "he told me curtly to get on with it"; "he talked short with everyone"; "he said shortly that he didn't like it"

Synonym(s): curtly, shortly

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