Definition of Less in English :
Define Less in English
Less meaning in English
Meaning of Less in English
Pronunciation of Less in English
Less pronunciation in English
Pronounce Less in Englishsee synonyms of less
(comparative of little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree
Example Sentences:'of less importance''less time to spend with the family''a shower uses less water''less than three years old'
(usually preceded by no') lower in quality
Example Sentences:'no less than perfect'
(nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer
Example Sentences:'less than three weeks''no less than 50 people attended''in 25 words or less'
4. less, to a lesser extent
used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
Example Sentences:'less interesting''less expensive''less quickly'
comparative of little
Example Sentences:'she walks less than she should''he works less these days'
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