light, scant(p), short(verb)
less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so
"a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight"
work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially
limit in quality or quantity
stint, skimp, scant(verb)
supply sparingly and with restricted quantities
"sting with the allowance"
A block of stone sawn on two sides down to the bed level.
A sheet of stone.
A slightly thinner measurement of a standard wood size.
To limit in amount or share; to stint.
very little, very few
"After his previous escapades, Mary had scant reason to believe John."
not full, large, or plentiful; scarcely sufficient; less than is wanted for the purpose; scanty; meager; not enough; as, a scant allowance of provisions or water; a scant pattern of cloth for a garment
sparing; parsimonious; chary
to limit; to straiten; to treat illiberally; to stint; as, to scant one in provisions; to scant ourselves in the use of necessaries
to cut short; to make small, narrow, or scanty; to curtail
to fail, or become less; to scantle; as, the wind scants
in a scant manner; with difficulty; scarcely; hardly
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skant, adj. not full or plentiful; scarcely sufficient: deficient.—n. scarcity: lack.—adv. scarcely: scantily.—v.t. and v.i. to limit: to stint: to begrudge.—adv. Scan′tily.—ns. Scan′tiness; Scan′-tity (obs.).—adv. Scant′ly, not fully or sufficiently, scarcely: narrowly: penuriously: scantily.—ns. Scant′ness, the condition or quality of being scant: smallness: insufficiency; Scant′-of-grace, a good-for-nothing fellow: a scapegrace.—adj. Scant′y, scant, not copious or full: hardly sufficient: wanting extent: narrow: small. [Ice. skamt, short, narrow, neut. of skammr, short.]
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The numerical value of scant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of scant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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