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Definition 1: subsist on a meager allowance - [verb of possession]

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

  • scratch and scrimp

Synonyms for skimp in the sense of this definition

(skimp is a kind of ...) spend less; buy at a reduced price

Definition 2: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities - [verb of possession]

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

  • stint with the allowance

Synonyms for skimp in the sense of this definition

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

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

Synonyms for skimp in the sense of this definition

(skimp 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"

Synonyms for skimp in the sense of this definition

(skimp 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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