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Another word for stint

  1. To be severely sparing in order to economize

      1. To keep expenses very low
      2. To be stingy in or toward; specif., to make too small, too short, etc.
      3. To give or allow too little; be stingy
      1. To be very frugal and sparing.
      2. To treat stingily; stint
      3. To be sparing and frugal; try to make ends meet; economize
      1. To abrade or smooth by rubbing with a sharp or rough instrument.
      2. To rub or move with a harsh grating noise.
      3. To manage to get by; survive
      1. (Slang) To take (money or property) wrongfully.
      2. To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
      3. To move (something) with a pinch bar.
  1. A piece of work that has been assigned

      1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      2. A function to be performed; an objective:
      3. A piece of work assigned to or demanded of a person
      1. The administrative personnel, executives, or staff working in such a place:
      2. Public position:
      3. A duty or function assigned to or assumed by someone:
      1. (Informal) A state of affairs:
      2. The object to be worked on:
      3. A specific piece of work to be done for a set fee:
      1. Required action or service:
      2. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      3. Any action, task, etc. required by or relating to one's occupation or position
      1. A small routine task, as of a housekeeper or farmer
      2. A hard or unpleasant task
      3. An unpleasant or burdensome task:
      1. A position to which someone is assigned
      2. The act of assigning:
      3. (Law) a transfer of something from one person to another, especially property, or a claim or right; the document that effects this transfer
  2. A limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

      1. A person or group on duty, esp. at night, to protect or guard; lookout or guard
      2. A period of close observation, often in order to discover something:
      3. (Obs.) A candle marked off into sections, used for keeping time
      1. A change or deviation, as in a trend:
      2. One of a series of such opportunities accorded people in succession or in scheduled order:
      3. A point marking the end of one period of time and the beginning of the next:
      1. A special skill; a knack:
      2. A period or turn of duty, as at the helm of a ship.
      3. A turn or round of duty or work; shift
      1. A brief trip to or through a place for the purpose of seeing it:
      2. A long trip, as for sightseeing
      3. A turn or shift of work; esp., a period of duty or military service at a single place
      1. Indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every moment there has ever been or ever will be
      2. A precise instant, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, or year, determined by clock or calendar; specif., the present instant, determined by clock
      3. (Music) The meter of a musical pattern:
      1. (Baseball) The act of bringing the hands together, as before the chest, and then lowering them and pausing before pitching the ball or attempting to pick off a base runner
      2. (--- Informal) The last stage of an event, period, or process.
      3. A continuous period of time.
      1. A turn, period, or fit of something
      2. A period or turn of work, duty, etc.
      3. (Informal) A period of time that is indefinite, short, or of a specified character
      1. (Music) A change in the position of the hand, as on the fingerboard of a violin
      2. The regular work period of such a group
      3. The act of shifting from one person, place, position, etc. to another; change; transfer; substitution
      1. An opportunity to act or speak out; a chance for accomplishment.
      2. (Informal) The period of or opportunity for action, expression, exercise of authority, etc.
      3. (--- Sports) The division or period of a cricket game during which one team is at bat.
      1. A fastening or catch; thing or part used to connect or join together
      2. A device used to connect one thing to another:
      3. (Slang) A period of time served, as of military service, imprisonment, etc.
      1. (Cribbage) A call made by a player who cannot play a card because any card in his hand will carry the count above 31
      2. (--- Informal) A situation in which planned operations can be effectuated:
      3. The time or period of an activity.
      1. A contest between antagonists; a match:
      2. A period of time taken up by some specified activity, condition, etc.; spell

Another word for stint

  1. A limit

      1. A limiting rule or condition; a restriction:
      2. (Law) A period of time, fixed by statute, during which legal action can be brought, as for settling a claim
      3. A limiting or being limited
      1. The point, edge, or line beyond which something ends, may not go, or is not allowed:
      2. The greatest or least amount, number, or extent allowed or possible:
      3. Legal limit
      1. A restricting or being restricted
      2. The action of restricting or the state of being restricted:
      3. Something that restricts; a regulation or limitation:
  2. A task

      1. The act of consigning
      2. A collection of goods to be sent, in transit or having been sent
      3. Something consigned; esp., a shipment of goods sent to a dealer for sale or safekeeping
      1. Something one is making, doing, or acting upon, esp. as part of one's occupation or duty; task; undertaking
      2. A place where work is done, as a factory, public utility plant, etc.
      3. A trade, profession, or other means of livelihood:
      1. A regular activity performed in exchange for payment, especially as one's trade, occupation, or profession:
      2. An operation done to improve one's appearance, or the result of such an operation. Often used in combination:
      3. A position of employment; situation; work
      1. A difficult or tedious undertaking:
      2. A function to be performed; an objective:
      3. Any piece of work
      1. The act of assigning:
      2. Something, such as a task, that is assigned:
      3. (Law) a transfer of something from one person to another, especially property, or a claim or right; the document that effects this transfer