short - noun

  • the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  • accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
  • the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base

  • short - verb

    • cheat someone by not returning him enough money
    • create a short circuit in

    short - adjective

    • primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration
    • (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
    • low in stature; not tall
    • (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range
    • not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices
    • of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration
    • not sufficient to meet a need
    • less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
    • lacking foresight or scope
    • tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening
    • marked by rude or peremptory shortness

    short - adverb

    • quickly and without warning
    • without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold
    • clean across
    • at some point or distance before a goal is reached
    • so as to interrupt
    • at a disadvantage
    • in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner

    short - thesaurus

    abruptly   brusk   brusque   curt   curtly   dead   forgetful   inadequate   light   little   myopic   poor   scant   shortly   shortsighted   shortstop   suddenly   unawares   unforesightful   unretentive  

    View spelling list or words and learn about the word short in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 14. Spelling choices for /or/ sound: or, ore, au, aw + war.

    Scrabble score for short

    s is 1 h is 4 o is 1 r is 1 t is 1
    Scrabble score = 8

    generated at 03:45:55 on 28-04-24

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