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We found 37 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word scarce:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. scarce: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. scarce: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. scarce: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. scarce: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. scarce: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. scarce, scarce: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Scarce, scarce: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. scarce: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. scarce: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. scarce: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. scarce: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. scarce: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. scarce: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. scarce: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. scarce: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. scarce: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. scarce: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. Scarce (band), Scarce: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Scarce: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. scarce: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. scarce: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. scarce: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. scarce: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. scarce: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. scarce: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. scarce: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. scarce: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. scarce: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Scarce: Numismatic Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Scarce: Deardorff's Glossary of International Economics [home, info]
  2. scarce: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. SCARCE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. scarce: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Scarce: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. scarce: Book Collectors' Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (scarce)

adjective:  not enough; hard to find ("Meat was scarce during the war")
adjective:  deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand ("Fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought")
adverb:  by a small margin ("Had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open")
name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #60527)

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Phrases that include scarce:   as scarce as hen's teeth, make scarce, scarce as hens teeth, to make one's self scarce, scarce copper, more...

Words similar to scarce:   barely, hardly, just, scarcely, scarceness, scarcer, scarcest, meager, rare, more...

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