Share this entry


Synonyms of deficit in English:


  • 1 a large deficit in the federal budget
    shortfall, deficiency, shortage, debt, arrears;
    negative amount, loss
    [Antonyms] surplus
  • Definition of deficit in:

    Share this entry


    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

    Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources