Origin of deficit
OTHER WORDS FROM deficitsu·per·def·i·cit, noun
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How to use deficit in a sentence
It’s also a country with a more quickly increasing deficit, given the extent to which blue states often pay more in taxes than they receive in services.An only-red-states America probably isn’t one Trump would actually like|Philip Bump|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
A few days ago I wrote down a few notes making a bullish case for Palantir, searching to find good news amidst the company’s huge historical deficits.Palantir’s concentrated governance is great for execs, but what about shareholders?|Alex Wilhelm|September 4, 2020|TechCrunch
There is no indication, however, that southpaws produce superior movement, even partially, to offset their velocity deficit.What Really Gives Left-Handed Pitchers Their Edge?|Guy Molyneux|August 17, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The Federal Reserve has agreed with Democrats now is not the time to worry about the federal deficit if we are to see our economy recover once the pandemic has eased.
It should not be overlooked that the housing component of Complete Communities, which encourages higher density in park-deficient urban communities, only exacerbates the deficit.
“ADD [Attention Deficit Disorder] is just a euphemistic way of saying, ‘I have limits,’” Brown writes.
Averell Harriman [governor from 1955 to 1958] left behind a pretty significant deficit.
The deficit is down to 2.8 percent of GDP, from a high of 10.1 percent in the wake of the meltdown.
Then he faced a $3.7 billion deficit, the largest in state history, and the largest per capita in the nation.Dan Malloy Is Progressives’ Dream Governor. So Why Isn’t He Winning?|David Freedlander|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nor is the deficit, which has lost its saliency since it was cut in half to $500 billion.
Any delay in covering such deficit shall be subject to such charge as the Federal Reserve Board may impose.Readings in Money and Banking|Chester Arthur Phillips
The purchaser bought supposing that there was no such deficit, but perhaps a small one, what would a court do?Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
But we can hire the old hall, and all the men will be glad to subscribe—a few of us can make up the deficit.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
The weekly deficit continued, appalling, palpable even to Jane; but she made it up secretly.The Creators|May Sinclair
But that due must be paid, not out of deficit, but out of surplus.Home Rule|Harold Spender
British Dictionary definitions for deficit
- an excess of liabilities over assets
- an excess of expenditures over revenues during a certain period
- an excess of payments over receipts on the balance of payments
Word Origin for deficit
Cultural definitions for deficit
A shortage, especially the amount by which a sum of money falls short of what is required; a debt.