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See definition of stints on Dictionary.com
  • nounperiod of responsibility
  • verbeconomize; hold back

synonyms for stints

  • assignment
  • duty
  • job
  • spell
  • stretch
  • tour
  • bit
  • chore
  • consignment
  • participation
  • quota
  • share
  • shift
  • task
  • term
  • time
  • turn
  • work
  • 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

antonyms for stints

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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 stints in a sentence

He stints himself for his family, he stints himself still further to have a little money for the books that he needs.
NAPOLEON'S YOUNG NEIGHBORHELEN LEAH REED
He has his signs too, and aspects, his seasons, periods and stints.
TABLETSAMOS BRONSON ALCOTT
Tell the cook it's an order, and if he stints it there'll be consequences.
EMPIRE BUILDERSFRANCIS LYNDE
I expect he stints that poor little woman and splashes all the money on polo ponies.
CAPTAIN DESMOND, V.C.MAUD DIVER
The two pairs of stints were later found to have broods of downy young in the grass on the opposite shore of the lagoon near by.
LIFE HISTORIES OF NORTH AMERICAN SHORE BIRDS, PART 1 (OF 2)ARTHUR CLEVELAND BENT
And beget a lot of brats for some cheap clerk, who stints her expenses!
PAINTED VEILSJAMES HUNEKER
And he has lands and a castle—and yet how miserably we live, and how he stints me!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66 NO.406, AUGUST 1849VARIOUS
Stints in great numbers about the seashore and marshes about Stifkey Burnham and other parts.
THE WORKS OF SIR THOMAS BROWNETHOMAS BROWNE
The rest was a matter of quantities, and Sussex seldom stints itself in that respect.
THE POSTMASTER'S DAUGHTERLOUIS TRACY
Our sectarianism stints and narrows our apprehensions of the Divine grace.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: EPHESIANSG. G. FINDLAY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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