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1. short-term

adjective. ['ˌʃɔrtˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a limited period.

Synonyms

  • short-run

Antonyms

  • tall
  • high

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Words that Rhyme with Short Term

  • reconfirm
  • reaffirm
  • long-term
  • confirm
  • squirm
  • infirm
  • sturm
  • sperm
  • affirm
  • wurm
  • worm
  • thurm
  • therm
  • schirm
  • hurm
  • herm
  • germe
  • germ
  • firm
  • ferm
  • berm

2. long-term

adjective. ['ˈlɔŋˈtɝːm'] relating to or extending over a relatively long time.

Synonyms

  • long-run
  • long

Antonyms

  • improvident
  • unretentive
  • unmindful

3. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Synonyms

  • fleeting
  • duration
  • fugitive
  • momentaneous
  • short-term
  • short-dated
  • short-run
  • truncated
  • short-range
  • short and sweet
  • abbreviated
  • momentary
  • length
  • clipped
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • smart
  • outside
  • distant
  • intelligible

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Synonyms

  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • curtal
  • truncate
  • short-snouted
  • snub
  • shortish
  • telescoped
  • short-range
  • truncated
  • stubby
  • abbreviated
  • close
  • length
  • shortened

Antonyms

  • distributed
  • thin
  • thinness
  • narrow

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. short

adjective. ['ˈʃɔrt'] low in stature; not tall.

Synonyms

  • stumpy
  • height
  • thickset
  • squab
  • thick
  • low
  • squabby
  • runty
  • chunky
  • half-length
  • pint-size
  • heavyset
  • compact
  • stature
  • squat
  • sawed-off
  • sawn-off
  • little
  • stocky
  • low-set
  • squatty
  • pint-sized
  • dumpy

Antonyms

  • high
  • unabridged
  • loose
  • decompress

Etymology

  • short (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a word or expression used for some particular thing.

Synonyms

  • word

Antonyms

  • uptime
  • day

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. term

verb. ['ˈtɝːm'] name formally or designate with a term.

Synonyms

  • name

Antonyms

  • software
  • inessential

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] a limited period of time.

Synonyms

  • school term
  • sentence
  • session
  • academic term
  • incumbency
  • academic session
  • prison term
  • period of time
  • time
  • tenure
  • period
  • time period
  • term of office

Antonyms

  • universal proposition
  • particular
  • particular proposition
  • noncitizen

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement.

Synonyms

  • condition
  • understanding
  • agreement

Antonyms

  • antemeridian
  • demote
  • middle
  • beginning

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. term

noun. ['ˈtɝːm'] any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial.

Antonyms

  • downtime

Etymology

  • terme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • terme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word short-term


1. Noun Phrase
You might decide a term life policy helps in case you need to cover debts over the short term and also have a permanent or whole life policy to protect your beneficiaries with financial assistance after your death.

2. Noun Phrase
It may require the services of outside professionals, such as accountants, lawyers and marketing experts, and it may take time away from other endeavors, such as short term problem solving that provide more direct benefits.

3. Noun Phrase
It might make you feel more comfortable in the short term, but this could devalue yourself as a professional in the long run.

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