adjective, scant·er, scant·est.
verb (used with object)
Origin of scant
Related formsscant·ly, adverbscant·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for scanted
To begin with, the Chinese people are savers, including for things like medical costs that are scanted by the Chinese government.
He probably did not work on the poem so long as historians have said he did, but he scanted neither time nor attention.
Like Portia, her father had scanted her and hedged her by his wit that she might reach the pinnacle of human joys.Constantinople painted by Warwick Goble|Alexander Van Millingen
Bad provisions, bad water, and scanted rations were dealt to the prisoners.American Prisoners of the Revolution|Danske Dandridge