Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stint

3 senses of stint

Sense 1
stretch, stint -- (an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary")
       => duration, continuance -- (the period of time during which something continues)

Sense 2
least sandpiper, stint, Erolia minutilla -- (smallest American sandpiper)
       => sandpiper -- (any of numerous usually small wading birds having a slender bill and piping call; closely related to the plovers)

Sense 3
stint -- (an individual's prescribed share of work; "her stint as a lifeguard exhausted her")
       => job, task, chore -- (a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores")

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

2 senses of stint

Sense 1
scrimp, stint, skimp -- (subsist on a meager allowance; "scratch and scrimp")
       => save -- (spend less; buy at a reduced price)

Sense 2
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")

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