EN[lɛs] [-ɛs]
FMoins WLess
  • Less peut faire référence à :
  • « less », un comparatif de langue anglaise synonyme de « moins », en quantité ;
  • less, une commande Unix permettant de visualiser un fichier texte page par page ;
  • LESS, un langage de feuilles de style permettant de créer dynamiquement des feuilles de style en cascade (CSS).

    Definition of less in English Dictionary

  • VerbeSGlessesPRlessingPT, PPlessedSUF-less
    1. OBS To make less; to lessen.
    2. Adjectif
      1. (now archaic except with numbers) comparative form of little: more little; smaller.
        1. A smaller amount (of); not as much.
          1. Earless ghost swift moths become “invisible” to echolocating bats by forming mating clusters close (less than half a meter) above vegetation and effectively blending into the clutter of echoes that the bat receives from the leaves and stems around them.
        2. (proscribed) A smaller number of; fewer.
        3. Adverbe
          1. To a smaller extent.
            1. In plants, the ability to recognize self from nonself plays an important role in fertilization, because self-fertilization will result in less diverse offspring than fertilization with pollen from another individual.
          2. In lower degree.
            1. This is a less bad solution than I thought possible. ‎
        4. Conjonction
          1. OBS unless.
          2. Préposition
            1. Minus; not including.
              1. It should then tax all of that as personal income, less the proportion of the car's annual mileage demonstrably clocked up on company business.
          3. Plus d'exemples
            1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
              • Our audience is getting younger and less educated, so despite the additional fabrication costs, we must simplicate the new model of this machine to improve ease of use.
              • Miss Porter bears testimony, like every one else who knew him, to his greatheartedness no less than to his genius.
              • Although data on longer distances is lacking, Deaner acknowledges, “since males generally have trouble making conservative decisions, they might be less likely to perform well in an ultrarun or hike.”
            2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • The members’ real innovation is their embrace of a Finnish polkalike genre called humppa, which soundswell, like it sounds, more or less.
              • Generally those with more responsibility outearn those with less.
          • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
            1. Adjectifs
              • Formes Adjectif
                • Formes comparatifs Adjectif
              • Adverbes
                • Adverbes Degré
                  • Adverbes incomparable
                  • Conjonctions
                    • Prépositions
                      • Verbes
                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en lesson
                      2. en lessons
                      3. en lesser
                      4. en lessen
                      5. en lessee
                      Source: Wiktionnaire
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                      Meaning of less for the defined word.

                      Grammaticalement, ce mot "less" est un adjectif, plus spécifiquement, un formes adjectif. C'est aussi un adverbe, plus spécifiquement, un adverbes degré et un adverbes incomparable. C'est aussi un conjonction. C'est aussi un préposition. C'est aussi un verbe.
                      Difficulté: Niveau 1
                      Facile     ➨     Difficile
                      Définition: Niveau 9
                      Précis    ➨     Polyvalent