Synonyms for


Synonyms (Grouped by Similarity of Meaning) of verb short

Sense 1:
short-change, short
victimize, swindle, rook, goldbrick, nobble, diddle, bunco, defraud, scam, mulct, gyp, gip, hornswoggle, short-change, con
Sense 2:
short-circuit, short
make, create
Similarity of adj short

11 senses of short

Sense 1:
short (vs. long)
abbreviated, shortened, truncatedbriefclippedfleeting, fugitive, momentaneous, momentaryshort and sweet(predicate)short-datedshort-rangeshort-run, short-term
Sense 2:
short (vs. long)
abbreviated, briefclosecurtalsawed-off, sawn-off, shortenedshortishshort-rangeshort-snoutedsnubstubbytelescoped, shortenedtruncate, truncated
Sense 3:
short (vs. tall), little
chunky, dumpy, low-set, squat, squatty, stumpycompact, heavyset, stocky, thick, thicksethalf-lengthpint-size, pint-sized, runty, sawed-off, sawn-offshort-stalkedsquab, squabby
Also See: low#2

Sense 4:
inadequate, poor, short
insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient
Sense 5:
unretentive (vs. retentive), forgetful, short
Also See: unmindful#1, forgetful#2, mindless#3

Sense 6:
short (vs. long)

Sense 7:
short (vs. long)

Sense 8:
light, scant(predicate), short
insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient
Sense 9:
short, shortsighted, unforesightful, myopic
improvident (vs. provident)
Sense 10:
short
breakable (vs. unbreakable)
Sense 11:
brusque, brusk, curt, short(predicate)
discourteous (vs. courteous)
Synonyms of adv short

7 senses of short

Sense 1:
abruptly, suddenly, short, dead

Sense 2:
short

Sense 3:
short

Sense 4:
short

Sense 5:
short

Sense 6:
short, unawares

Sense 7:
curtly, short, shortly
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