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"short" Meaning in English

1. lacking foresight or scope
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a short view of the problem
2. (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a short memory
3. not sufficient to meet a need
Part of speech : adjective
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4. less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
Part of speech : adjective
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5. quickly and without warning
Part of speech : adverb
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6. in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner
Part of speech : adverb
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7. at a disadvantage
Part of speech : adverb
Example : I was caught short
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8. primarily temporal sense
Part of speech : adjective
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9. low in stature
Part of speech : adjective
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10. the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base
Part of speech : noun
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11. accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
Part of speech : noun
12. create a short circuit in
Part of speech : verb
13. cheat someone by not returning him enough money
Part of speech : verb
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14. marked by rude or peremptory shortness
Part of speech : adjective
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15. so as to interrupt
Part of speech : adverb
Example : I took them up short before they could continue.
16. at some point or distance before a goal is reached
Part of speech : adverb
Example : They fell short of our expectations.
17. clean across
Part of speech : adverb
Example : the car's axle snapped short
18. without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold
Part of speech : adverb
Example : They made their fortune by selling short just before the crash.
19. tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening
Part of speech : adjective
Example : shortbread is a short crumbly cookie
20. (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
Part of speech : adjective
Example : short skirts
21. of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration
Part of speech : adjective
Example : the English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short
22. not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices
Part of speech : adjective
Example : a short sale
23. the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
Part of speech : noun

Translation for "short"

short meaning in Spanish : corto
  • short meaning in German : kurz
  • short meaning in Japanese : ショート
  • short meaning in Turkish : kısa
  • short meaning in Chinese : 短
  • short meaning in Arabic : قصيرة
  • short meaning in Polish : krótki
  • short meaning in Hindi : कम
  • short meaning in French : court
  • short meaning in Russian : короткая
  • short meaning in Tamil : குறுகிய
  • short meaning in Telugu : చిన్న
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