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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • adj. Insufficient to meet a demand or requirement; short in supply: Fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought.
  • adj. Hard to find; absent or rare: Steel pennies are scarce now except in coin shops.
  • ad. Barely or hardly; scarcely.
  • idiom. make (oneself) scarce Informal To stay away; be absent or elusive.
  • idiom. make (oneself) scarce Informal To depart, especially quickly or furtively; abscond.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • adj. Uncommon, rare; difficult to find; insufficient to meet a demand.
  • ad. Scarcely, only just.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • adj. Not plentiful or abundant; in small quantity in proportion to the demand; not easily to be procured; rare; uncommon.
  • adj. Scantily supplied (with); deficient (in); -- with of.
  • adj. Sparing; frugal; parsimonious; stingy.
  • ad. With difficulty; hardly; scantly; barely; but just.
  • ad. Frugally; penuriously.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Sparing; parsimonious; niggard; niggardly; stingy.
  • Scantily supplied; poorly provided; not having much: sometimes with of.
  • Diminished; reduced from the original or the proper size or measure; deficient; short.
  • Deficient in quantity or number; insufficient for the need or demand; scant; scanty; not abundant.
  • Few in number; seldom seen; infrequent; uncommon; rare: as, scarce coins; a scarce book.
  • Characterized by scarcity, especially of provisions, or the necessaries of life.
  • Synonyms and Rare, Scarce. See rare.
  • Hardly; barely; scarcely.
  • To make less; diminish; make scant.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • adj. deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand
  • ad. only a very short time before
  • Equivalent
    rare    tight    scarcely   
    Words with the same meaning
    deficient    rare    infrequent    uncommon    sparing    frugal    parsimonious    stingy    hardly    scantly   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    well    likely    wont    rare    abundant    reasonable    difficult    easy    valuable    slow