Word: short

Category: short

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Synonyms: short

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Translations: short

spanish
corto, pequeño, breve


german
kurze, brüsk, klein, kurz, cholerisch, ...

french
austère, laconique, abréger, abrupt, bas, ...

italian
brusco, breve, corto

portuguese
margem, curto, costa, breve

dutch
bruusk, kortstondig, kort

russian
меньше, холерический, рассыпчатый, низкий, неполный, ...

norwegian
kort, liten

swedish
kort, tvär

finnish
hauras, vajaa, riittämätön, jyrkkä, täpärä, ...

danish
brysk, kort

czech
sporý, křehký, skoupý, krátce, krátký, ...

polish
krótki, niedostateczny, zwięzły, lakoniczny, opryskliwy, ...

hungarian
lerövidített, rövidfilm, kisfilm, röviden, kifogyva

turkish
pes, kısa

greek
κοντός

ukrainian
невеликий, коротенький, низький, менше, короткий

belarusian
кароткi

croatian
slab, nizak, trošan, sažet, plah

icelandic
stuttur

lithuanian
šiurkštus, trumpas

latvian
īss, skarbs, strups

romanian
scurt, brusc

slovenian
kratek

slovak
malý, kusý, stručný, krátky

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The meaning and "use of": short

adjective
  • measuring a small distance from end to end.
  • lasting or taking a small amount of time.
  • relatively small in extent.
  • (of a vowel) categorized as short with regard to quality and length (e.g., in standard British English the vowel / ʊ / in good is short as distinct from the long vowel / uː / in food ).
  • (of odds or a chance) reflecting or representing a high level of probability.
  • (of pastry) containing a high proportion of fat to flour and therefore crumbly.

adverb
  • (chiefly in sports) at, to, or over a relatively small distance.

noun
  • a drink of spirits served in a small measure.
  • a short film as opposed to a feature film.
  • a person who sells short.
  • a mixture of bran and coarse flour.

verb
  • short-circuit or cause to short-circuit.
  • sell (stocks or other securities or commodities) in advance of acquiring them, with the aim of making a profit when the price falls.

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