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Definition of: less

(les)
Comparative of LITTLE.
adjective

1. Smaller; not as large or much.
2. Of slighter consequence; inferior in age, rank, etc.
3. Fewer: used with collective nouns. Less refers to quantity, measure, or degree; fewer refers to number.
noun

1. A smaller part or quantity.
2. The smaller (of things compared); the younger (of persons).
adverb In an inferior degree; not as much.
prep. Minus; by the subtraction or omission of: a year less a month, nine less six.
[OE læssa]

Definition of: less

1. Deprived or destitute of; without: harmless.
2. Beyond the range of (the action of the main element): countless. [OE -leas <leas free from]

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Statistical data

"less" has the frequency of use of 0.0202% on en.wikipedia.org.

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