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

  Stint \Stint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Stinting.] [OE. stinten, stenten, stunten, to cause to
     cease, AS. styntan (in comp.) to blunt, dull, fr. stunt dull,
     stupid; akin to Icel. stytta to shorten, stuttr short, dial,
     Sw. stynta to shorten, stunt short. Cf. Stent, Stunt.]
     1. To restrain within certain limits; to bound; to confine;
        to restrain; to restrict to a scant allowance.
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              I shall not go about to extenuate the latitude of
              the curse upon the earth, or stint it only to the
              production of weeds.                  --Woodward.
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              She stints them in their meals.       --Law.
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     2. To put an end to; to stop. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     3. To assign a certain (i. e., limited) task to (a person),
        upon the performance of which one is excused from further
        labor for the day or for a certain time; to stent.
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     4. To serve successfully; to get with foal; -- said of mares.
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              The majority of maiden mares will become stinted
              while at work.                        --J. H. Walsh.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  stinting
       adj : avoiding waste; "an economical meal"; "an economical
             shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a
             sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their
             use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts";
             "thrifty because they remember the great Depression";
             "`scotch' is used only informally" [syn: economical,
             frugal, scotch, sparing]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "stinting":
     cheeseparing, economy, economy of assumption, economy of means,
     elegance, frugal, frugal to excess, frugality, law of parsimony,
     measured, moderate, overfrugal, parsimonious, parsimoniousness,
     parsimony, penny-wise, penny-wise and pound-foolish, pinching,
     restrained, scamping, scrimping, skimping, sober, sparing,
     temperate, too frugal  
     

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