What is another word for short?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɔːt] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "short" that are useful for conveying different degrees of brevity. Some examples of synonyms for "short" that imply a very brief length could be "abbreviated," "concise," or "succinct." For something that's slightly longer but still not particularly lengthy, synonyms such as "brief," "abridged," or "condensed" may work well. If you're looking for a synonym that implies that something is smaller than usual, you might use "miniature," "petite," or "tiny." Finally, if you want to describe something that is physically short, you might use synonyms like "stumpy," "diminutive," or "low".

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What are the hypernyms for Short?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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What are the holonyms for Short?

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What are the opposite words for short?

The antonyms for the word "short" include long, tall, high, extended, lengthy, protracted, prolonged, elevated, soaring, and towering. The antonyms signify the opposite of short, indicating something that is much higher or longer than the usual object's height or length. For instance, a person who is tall can be considered the antonym for someone who is short. Similarly, the word lengthy is an antonym for short because it represents something that takes more time or is more extended than the usual. On the other hand, high, extended, and towering are antonyms that signify height since short represents something that is less in height.

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Usage examples for Short

They affirm, in short, that in Christ's death we are brought face to face, not with a symbolic sacrifice, but with that act which really takes away sin.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
Combes cut matters short.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Then he stopped short-"What is it you mean to do, Richard?"
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes

Famous quotes with Short

  • A good short-story writer has an instinct for sketching in just enough background to ground the specific story.
    Lynn Abbey
  • For me, writing a short story is much, much harder than writing a novel.
    Lynn Abbey
  • I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th century novel and novels that really are short stories filled with a lot of helium.
    Lynn Abbey
  • We are all human and fall short of where we need to be. We must never stop trying to be the best we can be.
    Richard Adams
  • Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.
    Joseph Addison

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