A slight but appreciable amount.
Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, insignificance (unimportance) 643; mediocrity, moderation. small quantity, modicum, trace, hint, minimum; vanishing point; material point, atom, particle, molecule, corpuscle, point, speck, dot, mote, jot, iota, ace; minutiae, details; look, thought, idea, soupcon, dab, dight†, whit, tittle, shade, shadow; spark, scintilla, gleam; touch, cast; grain, scruple, granule, globule, minim, sup, sip, sop, spice, drop, droplet, sprinkling, dash, morceau†, screed, smack, tinge, tincture; inch, patch, scantling, tatter, cantlet†, flitter, gobbet†, mite, bit, morsel, crumb, seed, fritter, shive†; snip, snippet; snick†, snack, snatch, slip, scrag†; chip, chipping; shiver, sliver, driblet, clipping, paring, shaving, hair. nutshell; thimbleful, spoonful, handful, capful, mouthful; fragment; fraction etc. (part) 51; drop in the ocean. animalcule etc. 193. trifle etc. (unimportant thing) 643; mere nothing, next to nothing; hardly anything; just enough to swear by; the shadow of a shade. finiteness, finite quantity. ... show more
Roget 800: money, legal tender; money matters, money market; finance; accounts etc. 811; funds, treasure; capital, stock; assets etc. (property) 780; wealth etc. 803; supplies, ways and means, wherewithal, sinews of war, almighty dollar, needful, cash; mammon. [colloquial terms for money] dough, cabbage. money-like instruments, M1, M2, sum, amount; balance, balance sheet; sum total; proceeds etc. (receipts) 810. currency, circulating medium, specie, coin, piece [Fr.], hard cash, cold cash; dollar, sterling coin; pounds shillings and pence; Ls. d.; pocket, breeches pocket, purse; money in hand, cash at hand; ready money, ready cash; slug [U.S.], wad [Slang] wad of bills [U.S.], wad of money, thick wad of bills, roll of dough [Coll.]; rhino†, blunt†, dust†, mopus†, tin†, salt†, chink†; argent comptant [Lat.]; bottom dollar, buzzard dollar†; checks, dibs [Slang]. [specific types of currency] double eagle, eagle; Federal currency, fractional currency, postal currency; Federal Reserve Note, United States Note, silver certificate†, gold certificate†; long bit, short bit [U.S.]; moss, nickel, pile [Slang], pin money, quarter [U.S.], red cent, roanoke†, rock [Slang]; seawan†, seawant†; thousand dollars, grand [Coll.]. [types of paper currency, U.S.] single, one-dollar bill; two-dollar bill; five-dollar bill, fiver [Coll.], fin [Coll.], Lincoln; ten-dollar bill, sawbuck; twenty-dollar bill, Jackson, double sawbuck; fifty-dollar bill; hundred-dollar bill, C-note. [types of U.S. coins: list] penny, cent, Lincoln cent, indian head penny, copper [1700-1900]; two-cent piece three-cent piece [Fr.], half-dime†, nickel, buffalo nickel, V nickel†, dime, disme†, mercury dime†, quarter, two bits, half dollar, dollar, silver dollar, Eisenhower dollar, Susan B. Anthony dollar†. precious metals, gold, silver, copper, bullion, ingot, nugget. petty cash, pocket money, change, small change, small coin, doit†, stiver†, rap, mite, farthing, sou, penny, shilling, tester, groat, guinea; rouleau†; wampum; good sum, round sum, lump sum; power of money, plum, lac of rupees. major coin, crown; minor coin. monetarist, monetary theory. [Science of coins] numismatics, chrysology†. [coin scholar or collector] numismatist. paper money, greenback; major denomination, minor denomination; money order, postal money order, Post Office order; bank note; bond; bill, bill of exchange; order, warrant, coupon, debenture, exchequer bill, assignat†; blueback [U.S.], hundi†, shinplaster [U.S.]. note, note of hand; promissory note, I O U; draft, check, cheque, back-dated check; negotiable order of withdrawal, NOW. remittance etc. (payment) 807; credit etc. 805; liability etc. 806. drawer, drawee†; obligor†, obligee†; moneyer†, coiner. false money, bad money; base coin, flash note, slip†, kite [Slang]; fancy stocks; Bank of Elegance. argumentum ad crumenam [Lat.]. letter of credit. circulation, multiplier effect. [variation in the value of currency] inflation, double-digit inflation, hyperinflation, erosion of the currency, debasement of the currency; deflation; stagflation. [relative value of two currencies] exchange rate, rate of exchange, floating exchange rates, fixed rates. [place to exchange currencies] currency counter, currency exchange, bureau de change [Fr.]. gold-backed currency, gold standard, silver standard. bank account, savings account, checking account, money market account, NOW account, time deposit, deposit, demand deposit, super NOW account; certificate of deposit, CD. [money symbols] $ [U.S.], US$ [U.S.]; Y; A$. [authorities controlling currency] Federal Reserve Bank [U.S.], central bank [U.S.]; Federal Reserve Board, board of governors of the Federal Reserve; Treasury Department; Secret Service. [place where money is manufactured] mint, bureau of engraving. [government profit in manufacturing money] seigniorage. [false money] counterfeit, funny money, bogus money, (falsehood) 545. [cost of money] interest, interest rate, discount rate. ... show more
Roget 640: insufficiency; inadequacy, inadequateness; incompetence etc. (impotence) 158; deficiency etc. (incompleteness) 53; imperfection etc. 651; shortcoming etc. 304; paucity; stint; scantiness etc. (smallness) 32; none to spare, bare subsistence. scarcity, dearth; want, need, lack, poverty, exigency; inanition, starvation, famine, drought. dole, mite, pittance; short allowance, short commons; half rations; banyan day. emptiness, poorness etc. adj.; depletion, vacancy, flaccidity; ebb tide; low water; a beggarly account of empty boxes" [Romeo and Juliet]; indigence etc. 804; insolvency etc. (nonpayment) 808. ... show more
Roget 193: littleness etc. adj.; smallness etc. (of quantity) 32; exiguity, inextension†; parvitude†, parvity†; duodecimo†; Elzevir edition, epitome, microcosm; rudiment; vanishing point; thinness etc. 203. dwarf, pygmy, pigmy†, Liliputian, chit, pigwidgeon†, urchin, elf; atomy†, dandiprat†; doll, puppet; Tom Thumb, Hop-o'-my-thumb†; manikin, mannikin; homunculus, dapperling†, cock-sparrow. animalcule, monad, mite, insect, emmet†, fly, midge, gnat, shrimp, minnow, worm, maggot, entozoon†; bacteria; infusoria†; microzoa [Micro.]; phytozoaria†; microbe; grub; tit, tomtit, runt, mouse, small fry; millet seed, mustard seed; barleycorn; pebble, grain of sand; molehill, button, bubble. point; atom etc. (small quantity) 32; fragment etc. (small part) 51; powder etc. 330; point of a pin, mathematical point; minutiae etc. (unimportance) 643. micrometer; vernier; scale. microphotography, photomicrography, micrography†; photomicrograph, microphotograph; microscopy; microscope (optical instruments) 445. ... show more
is a broader term that covers: snuff.
Dutch: snufje, snuifje
Any of numerous very small to minute arachnids often infesting animals or plants or stored foods.
is a specific kind of: acarine.
Dutch: mijten, mijt
Moby thesaurus: ace, arachnid, arthropod, atom, bairn, bawbee, beetle, bit, bug, cat flea, caterpillar, centipede, cherub, chigoe, child, chilopod, chit, cockroach, crab, crown, crumb, dab, daddy longlegs, darling, diplopod, dog flea, dole, dollar, dot, dram, dribble, driblet, drop, droplet, dwarf, farthing, fiver, flea, fleck, florin, fly, flyspeck, fourpence, fourpenny, fragment, gnat, gobbet, grain, granule, grayback, groat, guinea, hair, half crown, half dollar, half rations, halfpenny, handful, harvestman, hexapod, innocent, insect, iota, jigger, jot, kid, kitten, lamb, lambkin, larva, little, little bit, little bugger, little fellow, little guy, little innocent, little one, little tad, little tot, lota, louse, mag, maggot, meg, mere subsistence, microbe, microorganism, midge, millepede, millipede, minim, minimum, minutia, minutiae, modicum, molecule, monkey, mote, new pence, nipper, nit, np, nutshell, nymph, offspring, ounce, p, parasite, particle, pebble, peewee, pence, penny, pinch, pinhead, pinpoint, pittance, point, pony, pound, quid, red bug, roach, sand flea, scorpion, scrap, scrimption, scruple, shaver, shilling, short allowance, short commons, sixpence, smidgen, smitch, snip, snippet, speck, spider, spoonful, spot, starvation wages, tad, tarantula, tenner, thimbleful, threepence, threepenny bit, thrippence, tick, tiny bit, tittle, tot, trifling amount, trivia, tuppence, twopence, vanishing point, vermin, wee tot, weevil, whit ... show more.
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