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synonyms for in short supply

  • deficient
  • limited
  • rare
  • scant
  • scanty
  • sparse
  • sporadic
  • at a premium
  • failing
  • few
  • few and far between
  • occasional
  • seldom
  • seldom met with
  • semioccasional
  • short
  • shortened
  • shy
  • truncated
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • wanting

antonyms for in short supply

MOST RELEVANT
  • adequate
  • ample
  • plentiful
  • satisfactory
  • sufficient
  • abundant
  • frequent
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How to use in short supply in a sentence

First, how about the expansibility needed to supply adequate funds for crop-moving?
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
What course was taken to supply that assembly when any noble family became extinct?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Sometimes the stems are quite bare; on other occasions they are partly branched; in any case the branches are short.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
You see, I am the city undertaker, and the people are dying here so fast, that I can hardly supply the demand for coffins.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
They are ovoid in shape, and lie in pairs, end to end, often forming short chains.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
And since he was a very fast runner—for short distances—he met Grandfather Mole just as the old chap was crawling up the bank.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
When the short-skirted, gossamer clad nymphs made their appearance on the stage they became restless and fidgety.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Each sentence came as if torn piecemeal from his unwilling tongue; short, jerky phrases, conceived in pain and delivered in agony.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IN SHORT SUPPLY

  • at a premium
  • deficient
  • failing
  • few
  • few and far between
  • in short supply
  • limited
  • occasional
  • rare
  • scant
  • scanty
  • seldom
  • seldom met with
  • semioccasional
  • short
  • shortened
  • shy
  • sparse
  • sporadic
  • truncated
  • uncommon
  • unusual
  • wanting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.