Thesaurus

deficit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deficit

  1. a falling short of an essential or desirable amount or number a growing deficit in the number of hours devoted to sleep Synonyms of deficit crunch, dearth, deficiency, drought (also drouth), failure, famine, inadequacy, inadequateness, insufficiency, lack, lacuna, paucity, pinch, poverty, scantiness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, undersupply, wantWords Related to deficit absence, omission; meagerness, poorness, skimpiness; necessity, need, privationNear Antonyms of deficit bountifulness, copiousness; excess, overabundance, oversupply, surfeit, surplusAntonyms of deficit abundance, adequacy, amplitude, opulence, plenitude, plenty, sufficiency, wealth


Learn More about deficit


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up deficit? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

of very fine texture or delicate form

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!