Word:

Less

Pronunciation: lĕs
conj.1.Unless.
a.1.Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before.
adv.1.Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.
n.1.A smaller portion or quantity.
The children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.
- Ex. xvi. 17.
2.The inferior, younger, or smaller.
The less is blessed of the better.
- Heb. vii. 7.
v. t.1.To make less; to lessen.
Adj.1.less - (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree; "of less importance"; "less time to spend with the family"; "a shower uses less water"; "less than three years old"
Antonyms:
more, more than - (comparative of `much' used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning greater in size or amount or extent or degree; "more land"; "more support"; "more rain fell"; "more than a gallon"
2.less - (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality; "no less than perfect"
3.less - (usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem; "no less a person than the king himself"
Synonyms: lower
4.less - (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer; "less than three weeks"; "no less than 50 people attended"; "in 25 words or less"
Adv.1.less - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly"
Antonyms:
more, to a greater extent - used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "more interesting"; "more beautiful"; "more quickly"
2.less - comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days"
Antonyms:
more - comparative of much; to a greater degree or extent; "he works more now"; "they eat more than they should"
abated, ablated, at a disadvantage, at the nadir, attenuated, barring, bated, belittled, below, below the mark, common, consumed, contracted, curtailed, decreased, decreasingly, decrescendo, deflated, demeaning, diminished, diminishingly, diminuendo, disadvantaged, discounting, dissipated, dropped, eroded, ever less, except, excepting, exception taken of, excluding, exclusive of, fallen, from, humble, in the gutter, in the shade, inferior, infra dig, junior, least, least of all, leaving out, less and less, lesser, low, lower, lowered, lowly, miniaturized, minor, minus, modest, not counting, not so much, off, ordinary, retrenched, sans, save, scaled-down, second rank, second string, secondary, servile, shorn, short of, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, sub, subaltern, subject, subordinate, subservient, third rank, third string, under, under par, underprivileged, vulgar, watered-down, weakened, without, worn
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