short+of+money

  • 1 short of money — index destitute, impecunious, poor (underprivileged) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 short-term money market — noun a market in which large loans (usually of more than $50 000 at a time) are made for short periods of time, as short as a few days …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 3 Short — Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear extension; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Short rib — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Short suit — Short Short, a. [Compar. {Shorter}; superl. {Shortest}.] [OE. short, schort, AS. scort, sceort; akin to OHG. scurz, Icel. skorta to be short of, to lack, and perhaps to E. shear, v. t. Cf. {Shirt}.] 1. Not long; having brief length or linear… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 short — [shôrt] adj. [ME < OE scort, akin to ON skort, short piece of clothing, OHG scurz, short < IE * (s)kerd < base * (s)ker , to cut, SHEAR < CURT] 1. not extending far from end to end; not long or not long enough 2. not great in span,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 Money market in India — Financial markets Public market Exchange Securities Bond market Fixed income Corporate bond Government bond Municipal bond …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 short — 1 adjective LENGTH/HEIGHT/DISTANCE 1 measuring a small amount in distance or length: a short corridor with two rooms on each side | a short skirt | It s a short drive from the airport. | Anita had her hair cut short. 2 PERSON someone who is short …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 short — short1 W1S1 [ʃo:t US ʃo:rt] adj comparative shorter superlative shortest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(time)¦ 2¦(length/distance)¦ 3¦(not tall)¦ 4¦(book/letter)¦ 5¦(not enough)¦ 6 be short on something 7¦(less than)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 short — short1 [ ʃɔrt ] adjective *** ▸ 1 small in height/distance ▸ 2 time: not long ▸ 3 expressed in few words ▸ 4 with fewer words/letters ▸ 5 not having enough ▸ 6 about memory ▸ 7 rude and unfriendly ▸ 8 about vowel/syllable ▸ 9 full of butter/fat ▸ …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 Short — One who has sold a contract to establish a market position and who has not yet closed out this position through an offsetting purchase; the opposite of a long position. Related: Long. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. short short 1 …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12 short — noun One who has sold futures contracts or plans to purchase a cash commodity. verb Selling futures contracts or initiating a cash forward contract sale without offsetting a particular market position. Chicago Board of Trade glossary Someone who… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 short — I UK [ʃɔː(r)t] / US [ʃɔrt] adjective Word forms short : adjective short comparative shorter superlative shortest *** 1) a) measuring a small height, length, or distance She s short and slim, with light brown hair and blue eyes. You ll need three… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 short — I [[t]ʃɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]] ADJECTIVE AND ADVERB USES ♦ shorter, shortest (Please look at category 24 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ GRADED If something is short or lasts for a short time, it does… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 short*/*/*/ — [ʃɔːt] adj I 1) measuring a small height, length, or distance She s short and slim, with light brown hair and blue eyes.[/ex] The theatre is a relatively short distance from here.[/ex] The sleeves are much too short.[/ex] 2) a short period of… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 16 money at call and short notice — One of the assets that appears in the balance sheet of a bank. It includes funds lent to discount houses, money brokers, the stock exchange, bullion brokers, corporate customers, and increasingly to other banks. At call money is repayable on… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 17 short — Synonyms and related words: 3 D, Bermuda shorts, Cinemascope, Cinerama, Spartan, Technicolor, Western, aback, abbreviate, abbreviated, abridged, abrupt, abruptly, adulterated, aggressive, all in all, amount, amplify, animated cartoon, apart from …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 short — /ʃɔ:t/ adjective 1. for a small period of time ♦ in the short term in the near future or quite soon 2. not as much as should be ● The shipment was three items short. ● My change was £2 short. ♦ when we cashed up we were £10 short we had £10 less… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 19 short\ of — I. adj. phr. 1. Less or worse than. Don t do anything short of your best. 2. Not having enough. We did not buy anything because we were short of money. The girls were asked to wait on tables because the kitchen was short of help. II. adv. phr.… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 20 short of(1) — {adj. phr.} 1. Less or worse than. * /Don t do anything short of your best./ 2. Not having enough. * /We did not buy anything because we were short of money./ * /The girls were asked to wait on tables because the kitchen was short of help./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms