Synonyms for scant

Synonyms for (verb) scant

Synonyms: scant, skimp, stint

Definition: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities

Usage: sting with the allowance

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater


Synonyms: skimp, scant

Definition: limit in quality or quantity

Similar words: restrict

Definition: place under restrictions; limit access to

Usage: This substance is controlled


Synonyms: skimp, scant

Definition: work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially

Similar words: work

Definition: exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity

Usage: I will work hard to improve my grades; she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor

Synonyms for (adjective) scant

Synonyms: light, scant, short

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

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

Similar words: deficient, insufficient

Definition: of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

Usage: insufficient funds