Going Short

Business / Finance / Going Short: When a private company first offers shares to the public market and investors. See: IPO.

Other Words for Going

Going Noun Synonyms: thriving, successful, succeeding, prosperous, wealthy, affluent, booming, prospering, flourishing, growing
Going Adjective Synonyms: current, present, contemporary, active, effective, accepted, prevailing, prevalent, universal, common,ual, customary
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Other Words for Short

Short Verb Synonyms: laconic, terse, succinct, pithy, sententious, epigrammatic
Short Adjective Synonyms: direct, straight, straightforward, short and sweet
Short Noun Synonyms: small, little, slight, petite, diminutive, wee, tiny, elfin, minuscule, midget, dwarfish, squat, dumpy, runty, stubby, stunted, pint-sized, knee-high to a grasshopper, sawn-off
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Go Short

Business / Taxes / Go Short: When you enter a futures contract that commits you to sell or deliver the underlying product, you go short or have a short position. You're also going short when you write an options contract, giving MORE

Going Out

Business / Finance / Going Out: The investor's purchase of a security for investment or speculation that the price will rise resulting in a profit once the security is sold. See:: long position. Antithesis of going short. MORE

Short Vowel

Entertainment / Literature / Short Vowel: As Algeo defines it, 'A vowel of lesser duration than a corresponding long vowel' (329). MORE

Short Ton

Business / Agriculture / Short Ton: Two thousand pounds. By contrast, a long ton equals 2,240 pounds. A metric ton equals 2,204.62 pounds. MORE

Short Term Rate

Business / Real Estate / Short Term Rate: A reduced rate for title insurance applicable in cases where the owner of a property has been insured previously or where any lender has been insured somewhat recently on the property. MORE

Short Term Memory

Science / Chemistry / Short Term Memory: Short term memory is a mechanism for storing temporary information, such as where you parked your car or numbers in a simple arithmetic problems. MORE

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