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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: scant(0.01602 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to scant.
English → Indonesian (quick)
English → English (WordNet)
adj : less than the correct or legal or full amount often
deliberately so; “a light pound”; “a scant cup of
sugar”; “regularly gives short weight” [syn: light, scant(p),
v 1: work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and
superficially [syn: skimp]
2: limit in quality or quantity [syn: skimp]
3: supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; “sting with
the allowance” [syn: stint, skimp]
English → English (gcide)
Scant \Scant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scanted; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as,
to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use
Where a man hath a great living laid together and
where he is scanted. --Bacon.
I am scanted in the pleasure of dwelling on your
2. To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to
curtail. “Scant not my cups.” --Shak.
Scant \Scant\, v. i.
To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.
Scant \Scant\, adv.
In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly. [Obs.]
So weak that he was scant able to go down the stairs.
Scant \Scant\, a. [Compar. Scanter; superl. Scantest.]
[Icel. skamt, neuter of skamr, skammr, short; cf. skamta to
dole out, to portion.]
1. Not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less
than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not
enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a
scant pattern of cloth for a garment.
His sermon was scant, in all, a quarter of an hour.
2. Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
Be somewhat scanter of your maiden presence. --Shak.
Syn: See under Scanty.
Scant \Scant\, n.
Scantness; scarcity. [R.] --T. Carew.