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Definitions of scant:

part of speech: comparative


part of speech: verb

To limit; to straiten; to become less.

part of speech: superlative


part of speech: adjective

Not full or plentiful: scarcely sufficient: deficient.

part of speech: adjective

Not full or abundant; having only a small amount; with of; as, scant of material; scarcely enouth; as, a scant supply of food.

part of speech: adjective

Scarcely sufficient; neither large nor plentiful; barely fair; light, as the wind.

part of speech: verb transitive

To stint; limit the supply of.

part of speech: noun


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