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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scant \Scant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scanted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Scanting.]
     1. To limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as,
        to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use
        of necessaries.
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              Where a man hath a great living laid together and
              where he is scanted.                  --Bacon.
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              I am scanted in the pleasure of dwelling on your
              actions.                              --Dryden.
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     2. To cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to
        curtail. "Scant not my cups." --Shak.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scant \Scant\, v. i.
     To fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scant \Scant\, adv.
     In a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly. [Obs.]
     --Bacon.
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           So weak that he was scant able to go down the stairs.
                                                    --Fuller.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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              His sermon was scant, in all, a quarter of an hour.
                                                    --Ridley.
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     2. Sparing; parsimonious; chary.
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              Be somewhat scanter of your maiden presence. --Shak.
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     Syn: See under Scanty.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scant \Scant\, n.
     Scantness; scarcity. [R.] --T. Carew.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  scant
       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),
              short]
       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]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  163 Moby Thesaurus words for "scant":
     Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, angustifoliate, angustirostrate,
     angustisellate, angustiseptal, arrested, ascetic, austere,
     bankrupt in, bare of, begrudge, bereft of, bound, callow,
     cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, circumscribed, close,
     close-fitting, condition, confine, confined, constricted, contain,
     copyright, cramp, cramped, crowded, defective, deficient,
     denuded of, deprived of, destitute of, devoid of, discipline,
     draw the line, dwarfed, dwarfish, embryonic, empty of, exiguous,
     failing, famish, for want of, forlorn of, frugal, grudge,
     hedge about, hypoplastic, immature, impoverished, in arrear,
     in arrears, in default, in default of, in short supply, in want of,
     inadequate, incapacious, incommodious, incomplete, infant,
     infrequent, insufficiency, insufficient, isthmian, isthmic, jejune,
     lacking, lean, limit, limited, live upon nothing, meager, mean,
     miserly, missing, moderate, narrow, near, needing, niggard,
     niggardly, out of, out of pocket, paltry, parsimonious, part,
     partial, patchy, patent, paucity, piddling, pinch, pinch pennies,
     poor, poverty, puny, qualify, rare, register, restrain, restrict,
     restricted, save-all, scamp, scant of, scanty, scarce, scarceness,
     scattered, scrappy, scrawny, screw, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy,
     seldom met with, seldom seen, short, short of, shy, shy of,
     sketchy, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slender, slight, slim, small,
     spare, sparing, sparse, specialize, spotty, sprinkled, starvation,
     starve, stingy, stint, stinted, strait, straiten, straitened,
     stunted, subsistence, thin, tight, tightfisted, unblessed with,
     underdeveloped, undeveloped, unnourishing, unnutritious,
     unpossessed of, void of, wanting, watered, watery  
     

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