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Overview of adj less

The adj less has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (39) 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")

2. less

((usually preceded by `no') lower in quality; "no less than perfect")

3. 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")

Overview of adv less

The adv less has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (68) less, to a lesser extent

(used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs; "less interesting"; "less expensive"; "less quickly")

2. (12) less

(comparative of little; "she walks less than she should"; "he works less these days") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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