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Common misspellings for short

shrot, shiert, sheft, shote, shoch, shrt, shortyly, shprt, shiort, shoth, shoud, shsort, shortege, shortut, shorlty, shodow, sourt, shoult, shoort, shoetly, shott, ashot, shodul, shortlay, shurt, toshort, tshirt, shooth, sheat, shitt, shortaly, shoert, shirl, sharft, shaorn, shoudn, shent, shor, shiit, shhet, shert, shouth, shurb, shirtt, hsort, showthat, shoirt, shorther, siode, shrod, shortgae, shoun't, shorer, shaout, shetty, shoure, shorbet, shourd, dhort, shortely, shatt, shoft, sherd, shouw, shioft, chought, sghort, shorrt, wechert, shorcut, shode, thoart, shoet, sshut, shight, soirt, shooot, tishirt, shortin, shortter, shiat, shood, shough, shiut, shoree, churt, shortl, shotaro, shoue, shareit, shport, sorta, sdort, shootat, shorth, shork, shorly, shour, shakti, showr, shawt, shirtly, shouro, teeshirt, shhot, shoota, shute, shutr, showthe, ssort, shortyl, shorteg, shdow, shast, shoiw, shiet, ashirt, shouid, shilotte, shoaib, shoertly, shoute, chout, ashort, sheete, shourts, chort, siote, shockt, shopt, shjort, shoift, shortn, shownt, shought, shoad, shottly, sharnt, shoudl, shweta, schort, shiotty, chost, shorta, shuit, shofty, shoten, resiort, charta, cashout, shart, chotaw, shount, shorterm, shors, shortt, shortge, sherbt, sheert, shoto, shortne, shepord, shate, theshort, reshot, shortlly, whort, shody, shortag, shroe, shord, shotty, shtat, shotime, showw, dshout, thourt, shorst, shodl, shabat, thorght, shedrow, shutt, lashout, shiot, thort, hourt, shegot, shotr, shoda, shorte, shootig, showdog, showrt, shoret, shotrt, shoote, chote, choth, shoutd, thoarght, shset, shorhair, shosrt, shoor, yhot, shoude, shadt, shoprt, shourter, shubert, ahort, shrit, wksht, shourtly, shotly, sheeet, shourt, sjort, hort, shortterm, shirst, sherch, shory, chirt, sharho, showit, shuford, shett, chorter, shorlt, shete, shtory, sherbit, shota, shofur, showd, shaort, shorthad, sheit, theorty, shouod, soert, gushot, reshoot, sheet1, shite, shooz, shoo'd, sshoot, shootut, slhort, cshorter, showtime, show'd, shirkt, t'shirt.

Definitions of short

  1.   in a curt, abrupt and discourteous manner; " he told me curtly to get on with it"; " he talked short with everyone"; " he said shortly that he didn't like it"
  2.   In a short manner; briefly; limitedly; abruptly; quickly; as, to stop short in one's course; to turn short.
  3.   Engaging or engaged to deliver what is not possessed; as, short contracts; to be short of stock. See The shorts, under Short, n., and To sell short, under Short, adv.
  4.   unwilling to endure; " she was short with the slower students"
  5.   not sufficient to meet a need; " an inadequate income"; " a poor salary"; " money is short"; " on short rations"; " food is in short supply"; " short on experience"
  6.   Not extended in time; having very limited duration; not protracted; as, short breath.
  7.   accidental contact between two points in an electric circuit that have a potential difference
  8.   quickly and without warning; " he stopped suddenly"
  9.   Not prolonged, or relatively less prolonged, in utterance; -- opposed to long, and applied to vowels or to syllables. In English, the long and short of the same letter are not, in most cases, the long and short of the same sound; thus, the i in ill is the short sound, not of i in isle, but of ee in eel, and the e in pet is the short sound of a in pate, etc. See Quantity, and Guide to Pronunciation, // 22, 30.
  10.   Not long; not of long duration; not of sufficient length or range; defective; scanty; brief; concise; brittle; friable; abrupt; petulant.
  11.   Abrupt; brief; pointed; petulant; as, he gave a short answer to the question.
  12.   A summary account.
  13.   at a disadvantage; " I was caught short"
  14.   The part of milled grain sifted out which is next finer than the bran.
  15.   Something that is short; one who sells stocks which he does not at that time possess.
  16.   The substance or pith of a matter.
  17.   ( comp. SHORTER, superl. SHORTEST), Not long in time or space: near at hand: scanty: insufficient: narrow: abrupt: brittle.
  18.   the fielding position of the player on a baseball team who is stationed between 2nd and 3rd base
  19.   tightly; " she caught him up short on his lapel"
  20.   Deficient; defective; imperfect; not coming up, as to a measure or standard; as, an account which is short of the trith.
  21.   marked by rude or peremptory shortness; " try to cultivate a less brusque manner"; " a curt reply"; " the salesgirl was very short with him"
  22.   low in stature; not tall; " his was short and stocky"; " short in stature"; " a short smokestack"
  23.   Short, inferior hemp.
  24.   To shorten.
  25.   Not long; scanty; abrupt; brittle.
  26.   primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration; " a short life"; " a short flight"; " a short holiday"; " a short story"; " only a few short months"
  27.   Breeches; shortclothes.
  28.   Not long.
  29.   the location on a baseball field where the shortstop is stationed
  30.   Limited in quantity; inadequate; insufficient; scanty; as, a short supply of provisions, or of water.
  31.   Less important, efficaceous, or powerful; not equal or equivalent; less ( than); - with of.
  32.   not holding securities or commodities that one sells in expectation of a fall in prices; " a short sale"; " short in cotton"
  33.   containing a large amount of shortening; therefore tender and easy to crumble or break into flakes; " shortbread is a short crumbly cookie"; " a short flaky pie crust"
  34.   To shorten. To be short, to be scantily supplied. To come short, to fail. To cut short, to abridge. To fall short, to fail; to be less. To stop short, to stop at once, or without reaching the point intended. To turn short, to turn without making a compass. To be taken short, to be seized with urgent necessity. In short, briefly.
  35.   primarily spatial sense; having little length or lacking in length; " short skirts"; " short hair"; " the board was a foot short"; " a short toss"
  36.   A short sound, syllable, or vowel.
  37.   Limited in intellectual power or grasp; not comprehensive; narrow; not tenacious, as memory.
  38.   quickly aroused to anger; " a hotheaded commander"
  39.   To fail; to decrease.
  40.   less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; " a light pound"; " a scant cup of sugar"; " regularly gives short weight"
  41.   without possessing something at the time it is contractually sold; " he made his fortune by selling short just before the crash"
  42.   ( of memory) deficient in retentiveness or range; " a short memory"
  43.   Not long; quickly; in sufficiently.
  44.   A summary or concise account, as in the phrase, " the short and long of the matter is"; a word often given as a reply at the counter of a bank when the amount of a check is desired in a small compass.
  45.   Shortest.
  46.   In a short manner; petulantly.
  47.   create a short- circuit in
  48.   clean across; " the car's axle snapped short"
  49.   of speech sounds ( especially vowels) of relatively short duration ( as e. g. the English vowel sounds in ` pat', ` pet', ` pit', ` pot', putt')
  50.   Not long, either in space, distance, or time; not tall; brief; scant; not having enough; as, short of cash; not coming up to a measure, standard, requirement, etc.; as, the rule is too short; abrupt, uncivil, or cross; as, she received a short answer; not retentive; as, a short memory; in financial usage, not possessing at the time of selling; as, to be short of copper; crisp or crumbly; as, short piecrust; brief in utterance, as a vowel or a syllable.
  51.   Anything that is short, as a short syllable; a deficiency.
  52.   Brittle.
  53.   most direct; " took the shortest and most direct route to town"
  54.   Not distant in time; near at hand.
  55.   Not long; not long either in space or time; inadequate; insufficient; imperfect; breaking or crumbling readily; crisp; brittle; not bending; brief; concise; quick; sudden; not going so far as intended.
  56.   used of syllables that are unaccented or of relatively brief duration
  57.   Insufficiently provided; inadequately supplied; scantily furnished; lacking; not coming up to a resonable, or the ordinary, standard; - usually with of; as, to be short of money.
  58.   Breaking or crumbling readily in the mouth; crisp; as, short pastry.
  59.   Shortness.
  60.   lacking foresight or scope; " a short view of the problem"; " shortsighted policies"; " shortsighted critics derided the plan"; " myopic thinking"
  61.   at some point or distance before a goal is reached; " he fell short of our expectations"
  62.   Not long; having brief length or linear extension; as, a short distance; a short piece of timber; a short flight.
  63.   cheat someone by not returning him enough money
  64.   so as to interrupt; " She took him up short before he could continue"
  65.   Abruptly, curtly; of selling, not in possession of the goods sold; as, to sell stocks short.
  66.   Of slight length, height, or duration; not long or tall; brief; scant; curt; crisp.
  67.   Shorter.

Antonyms for short

diplomatic, huge, sufficient, bursting, longitudinal, oblong, unmeasured, tactful, luxuriant, tallish, teeming, chronic, brimful, long-wool, spacious, tolerable, drawn-out, finished, lank, loquacious, swarming, fairish, longish, abundant, affluent, retentive, jammed, raised, packed, steep, considerable, polished, gangling, supererogatory, smooth, tough, overnight, long-handled, enough, stretchable, infinite, high, genteel, numberless, continuing, long-term, loaded, resilient, limitless, full, largish, extensive, spare, opulent, filled, king-size, long-range, silk stocking, provident, stretchy, wide, tall, polite, broad, elastic, respectable, elaborate, hourlong, fraught, politic, gigantic, decent, in height, garrulous, innumerable, liberal, lengthened, sturdy, voluminous, plentiful, courteous, mealymouthed, long-legged, lavish, completed, long-shanked, perfect, persistent, good, lasting, circumlocutory, stretch, illimitable, measureless, yearlong, unconditioned, countless, gracious, jumbo, courtly, super, perennial, enlarged, immense, long-life, altitudinous, enormous, O.K., entire, stuffed, rangy, endless, logorrheic, large, long, daylong, marathon, adequate, statuesque, hulking, chock-full, colossal, big, fat cat, far, substantial, bimestrial, thick, springy, well-off, thorough, well-heeled, flexible, long-winded, plenteous, bouncy, rich, long-acting, unlimited, long-drawn-out, time-consuming, womb-to-tomb, permanent, serviceable, polysyllabic, profuse, whippy, moneyed, long-lasting, wordy, abounding, lanky, expanded, boundless, strong, voluble, brimming, extendable, capacious, excess, lengthy, fat, passable, bounteous, long-staple, circumstantial, ample, elongated, protracted, elongate, lifted, lifelong, cultivated, replete, eminent, unfathomable, pliable, superfluous, unbounded, considerate, durable, high-rise, diffuse, extra, redundant, rife, suave, leggy, acceptable, well endowed, interminable, bulky, fine, verbose, weeklong, surplus, bountiful, stately, monthlong, particular, vast, long-dated, uplifted, sesquipedalian, supernumerary, long-wooled, gangly, unblemished, semipermanent, circuitous, long run, exuberant, pleonastic, awash, prolix, massive, great, tedious, Supplemented, proud, outsize, sizable, refined, undefiled, hefty, eternal, overflowing, upswept, chockablock, particularized, long-lived, long-snouted, wealthy, blow-by-blow, well-to-do, flush, lousy, gallant, rambling, minute, exalted, agelong, accurate, elevated, all-right, towering, immeasurable, pliant, extended, tall-growing, prolonged, Crammed, well-fixed, generous, lofty, longstanding, jam-packed, supple, oversize, unending, crowded, unbreakable, nightlong, civil, extendible, talkative, satisfactory, copious, deep-pocketed, detailed, everlasting, Overlong, Thronging.

Quotes of short

  1. Shows were very different then- even as the headliner we did a very short set by today's standards and sound systems were really primitive. But the girls made it all worthwhile! – Peter Asher
  2. Robert Louis Stevenson... I'm focusing on the late short stories that I was ignorant of. I always thought he was a boys' author, but he's not at all. – Jane Birkin
  3. An international race in the relevant technologies is getting under way at this point, not necessarily with an understanding of where that race leads in the long run, but strongly motivated by the short -term payoffs. – K. Eric Drexler
  4. I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint. – George Grey
  5. Bring a wife home to your house when you are of the right age, not far short of 30 years, nor much above; this is the right time for marriage. – Hesiod
  6. Songs used to be short then they became longer, and now they're getting shorter. But otherwise, music is about a beat and a message. If the beat gets to the audience, and the message touches them, you've got a hit. – Casey Kasum
  7. Life is short and progress is slow. – Gabriel Lippmann
  8. We busted a lot of family secrets with this. But to make a long story short my parents relationship was built heavily on security issues for my Mom, and when my Dad couldn't provide security, the relationship unraveled. – Kenny Loggins
  9. Goals help you overcome short -term problems. – Hannah More
  10. The real sin with Social Security is that it's a long -term rip -off and a short -term scam. – Tony Snow
  11. Beauty is a short -lived tyranny. – Socrates
  12. A lot of people stop short They don't actually die but they say, 'Right I'm old, and I'm going to retire,' and then they dwindle into nothing. They go off to Florida and become jolly boring. – Mary Wesley
  13. A man can be short and dumpy and getting bald but if he has fire, women will like him. – Mae West
  14. The attitude is we live and let live. This is actually an amazing change in values in a rather short time and it's an example of freedom from religion. – Thomas Wolfe
  15. I don't want to sell myself short You hurt your spouse, not so much by the infidelity, but by the negative feelings about yourself that you bring home. – Michael Zaslow

Usage examples for short

  1. And tell your tale as briefly as ye may, Since at your age short speaking is enough. ” – The Seven Plays in English Verse by Sophocles
  2. “ I heard my father once say something about a world to come; but he stopped short and said I was too young to understand what he meant. ” – Nature and Art by Mrs. Inchbald
  3. And now the time was very short – Quiet Talks on Service by S. D. Gordon
  4. That was the long and short of it, wasn't it? ” – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  5. And it's so short there's no point anyway. ” – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  6. He began to say something further; but stopped short – The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson
  7. Well, make the most of your chance to sleep; you may have to go short later. ” – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  8. “ For a short time only. ” – From Plotzk to Boston by Mary Antin Commentator: Israel Zangwill
  9. Not, in short art. ” – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  10. “ " It is a short story and a curious one. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  11. Nothing short of that will do. ” – The Red Rat's Daughter by Guy Boothby
  12. At sight of Woburn he stopped short – The Greater Inclination by Edith Wharton
  13. “ I know not- he left the house a short time ago. ” – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  14. There was no more talk now of a short war. ” – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  15. But the time seemed really very short – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  16. My letter was very short – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  17. In short she died. ” – Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research by Michael Sage
  18. This is possible because of the short time occupied in making dynamite. ” – Careers of Danger and Daring by Cleveland Moffett
  19. The time is too short – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  20. The other gave a short hard laugh. ” – Kildares of Storm by Eleanor Mercein Kelly

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