Synsets for "scarce"

Synset: scarce.a.01

Synonyms: scarce

Part of Speech: ADJECTIVE

Definition: deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand

Examples: fresh vegetables were scarce during the drought

Lemmas: scarce



Antonyms: abundant


Synset: barely.r.01

Synonyms: barely

Part of Speech: ADVERB

Definition: only a very short time before

Examples: they could barely hear the speaker | we hardly knew them | just missed being hit | had scarcely rung the bell when the door flew open | would have scarce arrived before she would have found some excuse to leave"- W.B.Yeats

Lemmas: barely hardly just scarcely scarce





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Kevin Scarce Since ending his term as Governor of South Australia, Scarce has remained active in South Australia's not-for-profit sector. He was appointed Chairman of the Cancer Council of South Australia in November 2014 and has since met many beneficiaries of the organisation's fundraising, research, education and services. He told "The Advertiser" that he took the role last November after being impressed by the Council's work during his time as governor, and also because his grandmother Leah died from cancer. Scarce has also cycled as part of the Cancer Council's "Ride for a Reason" team in the Santos Tour Down Under. Also in November 2014, Scarce was appointed President of Novita Children's Services which provides assistance to disabled children, their families and carers. Kevin Scarce and Raymond Spencer are ambassadors for Impact 100, a sub fund of the Australian Communities Foundation, which awards grants to not-for-profit organisations in South Australia. In 2016, Scarce joined the board of Operation Flinders.