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Definition 1: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities - [verb of possession]

Samples where scant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • stint with the allowance

Synonyms for scant in the sense of this definition

(scant is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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(scant is a kind of ...) place limits on (extent or amount or access)

"restrict the use of this parking lot" "limit the time you can spend with your friends"

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(scant is a kind of ...) exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity

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

Definition 4: less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where scant or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a light pound
  • a scant cup of sugar
  • regularly gives short weight

Synonyms for scant in the sense of this definition

(scant is similar to ...) of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement

"insufficient funds"

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