• Deficit
  • General Meaning Shortage, Deficiency, Shortfall, Loss
    Usage As a noun, the word “deficit” refers to a condition when the amount spent is greater than the amount earned from a particular cause or project.
  • Antonym 1 Profit
    Meaning 1 Loss
    Sentence 1 If trade balance remains in deficit, the company is likely to go into liquidation after a few years.
  • Antonym 2 Abundance
    Meaning 2 Deficiency
    Sentence 2 The authorities are trying to cut the budget deficit.
  • Antonym 3 Surplus
    Meaning 3 Shortage
    Sentence 3 Owing to a deficit in the production of wheat, it needs to be imported from the neighboring country.

 

April 18, 2011 | Tahir Abbas | No Comments | 555 views