Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb scant

3 senses of scant

Sense 1
skimp, scant -- (work hastily or carelessly; deal with inadequately and superficially)
       => work -- (exert oneself by doing mental or physical work for a purpose or out of necessity; "I will work hard to improve my grades"; "she worked hard for better living conditions for the poor")

Sense 2
scant, skimp -- (limit in quality or quantity)
       => restrict -- (place under restrictions; limit access to; "This substance is controlled")

Sense 3
stint, skimp, scant -- (supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Antonyms of adj scant

1 sense of scant

Sense 1
light, scant (predicate), short -- (less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")

INDIRECT (VIA insufficient) -> sufficient -- (of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant; "sufficient food")

Similarity of adj scant

1 sense of scant

Sense 1
light, scant (predicate), short -- (less than the correct or legal or full amount often deliberately so; "a light pound"; "a scant cup of sugar"; "regularly gives short weight")
       => insufficient (vs. sufficient), deficient -- (of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement; "insufficient funds")

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