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Meaning of word short from English dictionary with examples, synonyms and antonyms.

short   noun

Meaning : The location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed.

Meaning : Accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference.

Synonyms : short circuit

Meaning : The fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between second and third base.

Synonyms : shortstop

short   verb

Meaning : Cheat someone by not returning him enough money.

Synonyms : short-change

Meaning : Create a short circuit in.

Synonyms : short-circuit

short   adverb

Meaning : Quickly and without warning.

Example : He stopped suddenly.

Synonyms : abruptly, dead, suddenly

Meaning : Without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold.

Example : He made his fortune by selling short just before the crash.

Meaning : Clean across.

Example : The car's axle snapped short.

Meaning : At some point or distance before a goal is reached.

Example : He fell short of our expectations.

Meaning : So as to interrupt.

Example : She took him up short before he could continue.

Meaning : At a disadvantage.

Example : I was caught short.

Synonyms : unawares

Meaning : In a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner.

Example : He told me curtly to get on with it.
He talked short with everyone.
He said shortly that he didn't like it.

Synonyms : curtly, shortly

short   adjective

Meaning : Primarily temporal sense. Indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration.

Example : A short life.
A short flight.
A short holiday.
A short story.
Only a few short months.

Primarily temporal sense. Being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified.

A long life.
A long boring speech.
A long time.
A long friendship.
A long game.
Long ago.
An hour long.

Meaning : (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length.

Example : Short skirts.
Short hair.
The board was a foot short.
A short toss.

Primarily spatial sense. Of relatively great or greater than average spatial extension or extension as specified.

A long road.
A long distance.
Contained many long words.
Ten miles long.

Meaning : Low in stature. Not tall.

Example : He was short and stocky.
Short in stature.
A short smokestack.
A little man.

Synonyms : little

Great in vertical dimension. High in stature.

Tall people.
Tall buildings.
Tall trees.
Tall ships.

Meaning : Of insufficient quantity to meet a need.

Example : An inadequate income.
A poor salary.
Money is short.
On short rations.
Food is in short supply.
Short on experience.
The jejune diets of the very poor.

Synonyms : inadequate, jejune, poor

Meaning : (of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range.

Example : A short memory.

Synonyms : forgetful, unretentive

Good at remembering.

A retentive mind.
Tenacious memory.
long, recollective, retentive, tenacious

Meaning : Not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices.

Example : A short sale.
Short in cotton.

Holding securities or commodities in expectation of a rise in prices.

Is long on coffee.
A long position in gold.

Meaning : Of speech sounds or syllables of relatively short duration.

Example : The English vowel sounds in `pat', `pet', `pit', `pot', putt' are short.

(of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration.

The English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long.

Meaning : Less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so.

Example : A light pound.
A scant cup of sugar.
Regularly gives short weight.

Synonyms : light, scant

Meaning : Lacking foresight or scope.

Example : A short view of the problem.
Shortsighted policies.
Shortsighted critics derided the plan.
Myopic thinking.

Synonyms : myopic, shortsighted, unforesightful

Translation in other languages :

जो भविष्य में बहुत दूर तक न देखे या सोंचे।

अदूरदर्शी व्यक्ति कठिनाइयों से घिर जाता है।
अदूरदर्शी, अल्पदर्शी

భవిష్యత్ గూర్చి ఆలోచించకపోవడం.

ముందుయోచనలేని వ్యక్తులు సమస్యల్లో ఇరుక్కోంటారు.
అజాగ్రత, ముందుచూపులేని, ముందుయోచనలేని, హెచ్చరికలేని

ଯେ ଭବିଷ୍ୟତ ସମ୍ପର୍କରେ ବହୁଦୂର ପର୍ଯ୍ୟନ୍ତ ଦେଖିପାରେନାହିଁ ବା ଚିନ୍ତା କରିପାରେନାହିଁ

ଅଦୂରଦର୍ଶୀ ବ୍ୟକ୍ତିକୁ ଅସୁବିଧା ଘେରିଯାଏ
ଅଦୂରଦର୍ଶୀ, ଅପରିଣାମଦର୍ଶୀ

ಮುಂದೆ ಘಟಿಸಬಹುದಾದ ಯಾವುದೇ ಸಂಗತಿಯ ಬಗೆಗೆ ಎಚ್ಚರಿಕೆ ಇಲ್ಲದಿರುವುದು

ಮುನ್ನೆಚ್ಚರಿಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲದ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಿಯು ಬದುಕಿನಲ್ಲಿ ಇಕ್ಕಟ್ಟಿನ ಸಂದರ್ಭವನ್ನು ಎದರಿಸುತ್ತಾನೆ.
ನಿರ್ಲಕ್ಷ್ಯದ, ನಿರ್ಲಕ್ಷ್ಯದಂತ, ನಿರ್ಲಕ್ಷ್ಯದಂತಹ, ಮುಂದಾಲೋಚನೆಯಿಲ್ಲದ, ಮುಂದಾಲೋಚನೆಯಿಲ್ಲದಂತ, ಮುಂದಾಲೋಚನೆಯಿಲ್ಲದಂತಹ, ಮುನ್ನೆಚ್ಚರಿಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲದ, ಮುನ್ನೆಚ್ಚರಿಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲದಂತ, ಮುನ್ನೆಚ್ಚರಿಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲದಂತಹ

दूरवर विचार न करणारा.

अदूरदृष्टी माणसाला आपल्या वागण्याविषयि पश्चात्ताप करावा लागतो
अदूरदर्शी, अदूरदृष्टी

যে ভবিষ্যতে বহুদূর পর্যন্ত দেখতে পায় না

অদূরদর্শী ব্যক্তি নানা ঝামেলায় জড়িয়ে পড়েন
অদূরদর্শী, স্বল্পদর্শী

ஒன்றின் விளைவு குறித்து அல்லது நடக்கப்போவது குறித்துத் தயாராக இருப்பதற்கு ஏற்ற வகையில் முன்னரே செய்யும் சிந்தனை இல்லாதத் தன்மை.

முன்யேசனையில்லாத நபர் கஷ்டங்களால் சூழப்படுகிறான்
முன்சிந்தனைஅற்ற, முன்சிந்தனைஇல்லாத, முன்சிந்தனையற்ற, முன்சிந்தனையில்லாத, முன்யேசனைஅற்ற, முன்யேசனைஇல்லாத, முன்யேசனையற்ற, முன்யேசனையில்லாத

ഭാവിയെക്കുറിച്ച് വളരെ മുന്നോട്ടൊന്നും ചിന്തിക്കാത്ത അഥവാ ആലോചിക്കാത്ത.

മുന്കരുതലില്ലാത്ത വ്യക്തി കഷ്ടപ്പാടില് തളര്ന്നു പോകുന്നു.
ദുര്വ്യനയിയായ, മുന്കരുതലില്ലാത്ത

Meaning : Tending to crumble or break into flakes due to a large amount of shortening.

Example : Shortbread is a short crumbly cookie.
A short flaky pie crust.

Meaning : Marked by rude or peremptory shortness.

Example : Try to cultivate a less brusque manner.
A curt reply.
The salesgirl was very short with him.

Synonyms : brusk, brusque, curt