EN[lɛs] [-ɛs]
FMoins WLess
  • Less peut faire référence à :
  • « less », un comparatif de langue anglaise synonyme de « moins », en quantité ;
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    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
              • The more the backstay is tightened, the less the headstay will sag off to leeward, forming a rigid and more efficient arc along the luff of the genoa while beating to weather.
              • If the development continues into the myopization stage, the dominant eye tends to be more myopic and the non-dominant eye is less myopic.
              • The lower bed is three feet five inches in thickness, contains less of the zoophite, and fewer fossils than the upper, but the siliceous pebbles are more [ …]
            2. Utilisé dans la fin de la phrase
              • Generally those with more responsibility outearn those with less.
              • The members’ real innovation is their embrace of a Finnish polkalike genre called humppa, which soundswell, like it sounds, more or 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