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synonyms for deficit

  • loss
  • shortfall
  • arrears
  • defalcation
  • default
  • deficiency
  • dues
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • paucity
  • scantiness
  • shortcoming
  • dead horse
  • due bill
  • in hock
  • in the hole
  • in the red
  • insufficience
  • red ink
  • underage
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antonyms for deficit

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  • abundance
  • adequacy
  • advantage
  • enough
  • perfection
  • plenty
  • satisfaction
  • success
  • sufficiency
  • excess
  • superfluousness
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How to use deficit in a sentence

It’s also a country with a more quickly increasing deficit, given the extent to which blue states often pay more in taxes than they receive in services.
AN ONLY-RED-STATES AMERICA PROBABLY ISN’T ONE TRUMP WOULD ACTUALLY LIKEPHILIP BUMPSEPTEMBER 17, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A few days ago I wrote down a few notes making a bullish case for Palantir, searching to find good news amidst the company’s huge historical deficits.
PALANTIR’S CONCENTRATED GOVERNANCE IS GREAT FOR EXECS, BUT WHAT ABOUT SHAREHOLDERS?ALEX WILHELMSEPTEMBER 4, 2020TECHCRUNCH
There is no indication, however, that southpaws produce superior movement, even partially, to offset their velocity deficit.
WHAT REALLY GIVES LEFT-HANDED PITCHERS THEIR EDGE?GUY MOLYNEUXAUGUST 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The Federal Reserve has agreed with Democrats now is not the time to worry about the federal deficit if we are to see our economy recover once the pandemic has eased.
TRUMP’S EXECUTIVE ORDER SCAMPETER ROSENSTEINAUGUST 12, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
It should not be overlooked that the housing component of Complete Communities, which encourages higher density in park-deficient urban communities, only exacerbates the deficit.
NEW PLAN FOR CITY PARKS MISSES THE POINTDEBORAH SHARPE, HOWARD GREENSTEIN AND JEFF HARKNESSJULY 24, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
That nearly 3-point edge has become a nearly 5-point deficit since then.
DOWN GOES THE LAST REPUBLICAN COUNCIL DISTRICT (BY REGISTRATION)ANDREW KEATTSJUNE 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
India has complained about China’s trade practices, pointing to a growing trade deficit with its northern neighbour, as well as Beijing’s alleged attempts to influence the policies of smaller states such as Nepal.
CHINA AND INDIA’S DEADLY HIMALAYAN CLASH IS A BIG TEST FOR MODI. AND A BIG CONCERN FOR THE WORLDLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 19, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
It is dedicated to the Treasury, which uses it typically for deficit reduction.
CAN YOU HEAR ME NOW? (EP. 406)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 20, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Any delay in covering such deficit shall be subject to such charge as the Federal Reserve Board may impose.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
The purchaser bought supposing that there was no such deficit, but perhaps a small one, what would a court do?
PUTNAM'S HANDY LAW BOOK FOR THE LAYMANALBERT SIDNEY BOLLES
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WORDS RELATED TO DEFICIT

  • back payment
  • balance due
  • claim
  • debit
  • deficiency
  • deficit
  • liability
  • obligation
  • unpaid bill
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.