Definitions For Deficit


  • The property of being an amount by which something is less than expected or required
  • An excess of liabilities over assets (usually over a certain period)
  • (sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing
  • A deficiency or failure in neurological or mental functioning
  • An amount (such as an amount of money) that is less than the amount that is needed
  • The amount by which a person or team is behind in a game or contest
  • A problem that causes a decrease in some ability

Is Deficits a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Deficit is worth 14 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Deficit in a Sentence

  • The government is facing a deficit of $3 billion.
  • We will reduce the federal budget deficit.
  • The team overcame a four-point deficit to win the game.

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Antonyms for Deficits

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