Definition: 'Short'

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: short

Lexical Information:
  • Make the verb by adding -EN
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is used in Geordie (spoken in and around Newcastle, England)
  • Term used in accountancy
  • Term used in cricket
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Adjective
  • Adjectives modify Nouns
  • Adjectives usually come before Nouns or after a Verb like 'to be'

Related Glossary Definitions:

Man short (a)

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'short' as word stem):

Prefix + 'short'


'short' + Suffix

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