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  • nounperiod of responsibility
  • verbeconomize; hold back

synonyms for stint

  • assignment
  • duty
  • job
  • spell
  • stretch
  • tour
  • bit
  • chore
  • consignment
  • participation
  • quota
  • share
  • shift
  • task
  • term
  • time
  • turn
  • work
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  • scrimp
  • grudge
  • save
  • squirrel
  • withhold
  • pinch
  • scrape
  • restrain
  • limit
  • stash
  • begrudge
  • spare
  • confine
  • define
  • sock away
  • penny-pinch
  • be frugal
  • be parsimonious
  • be sparing
  • be stingy
  • cut corners
  • go easy on
  • make ends meet
  • roll back
  • save for rainy day
  • skimp on
  • tighten belt
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antonyms for stint

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  • entertainment
  • failure
  • fun
  • pastime
  • stagnation
  • whole
  • spend
  • free
  • let go
  • waste
  • liberate
  • release
  • squander
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How to use stint in a sentence

Two of these deals seemed set to benefit Energy Transfer, the Texas company on whose board Perry served immediately before and after his stint in Washington.
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I learned about Butora during a brief stint managing the retail shop of a climbing gym in Colorado in 2016.
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The country had been known for its frequent prime ministerial turnover, but Abe has been in power since 2012 — following a short stint from 2006 to 2007.
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She’d done an earlier stint with the city, but most recently, she was director of New York University’s Furman Center for Real Estate and Urban Policy.
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Because if you’re a human being and your stint is going to end in two or three years, you don’t want to be too harsh on the companies that could end up paying you and giving you lots of money later.
WHY IS THIS MAN RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT? (EP. 362 UPDATE)STEPHEN J. DUBNERDECEMBER 19, 2019FREAKONOMICS
For days after his departure, she had kept solitary; busied with little; indulging in her own sad reflections without stint.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. I. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
No small stint I had of it too; for he was peevish and touchy as a young badger.
LEFT ON LABRADORCHARLES ASBURY STEPHENS
All day without stint and all night long with the sweep of the hissing drift.
ALCYONEARCHIBALD LAMPMAN
In a country where money was all-powerful the power of money was used without stint and without scruple.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
I didn't stint myself; but a single glass makes one bad enough, so half a bottle was saved every day.
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WORDS RELATED TO STINT

  • allocation
  • allowance
  • apportionment
  • appropriation
  • bite
  • chunk
  • cut
  • cut of pie
  • end
  • grant
  • lot
  • measure
  • part
  • piece
  • piece of the action
  • quota
  • rake off
  • ration
  • share
  • slice
  • split
  • stint
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.