Synonyms for deficitˈdɛf ə sɪt; Brit. also dɪˈfɪs ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. deficit, shortage, shortfall(noun)

    the property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required

    Synonyms:
    shortfall, shortage, deficit, dearth, famine

    Antonyms:
    lead

  2. deficit(noun)

    a deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning

    Synonyms:
    shortfall, shortage

    Antonyms:
    lead

  3. deficit(noun)

    (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

    Synonyms:
    shortfall, shortage

    Antonyms:
    lead

  4. deficit(noun)

    an excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)

    Synonyms:
    shortfall, shortage

    Antonyms:
    lead

Wiktionary

  1. deficit(noun)

    Synonyms:
    fiscal deficit

  2. deficit(noun)

    Deficiency in amount or quality; a falling short; lack.

    Synonyms:
    fiscal deficit

  3. deficit(noun)

    A situation wherein, or amount whereby, spending exceeds government revenue.

    Synonyms:
    fiscal deficit

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. deficit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [L.] want, DEFICIENCY

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

shortfall, deficits, gap, shortage, deficiency, disability, lack, inability, shortcoming, incapacity


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