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Detailed Translations for less from English to German


Translation Matrix for less:

AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- to a lesser extent
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
geringer fewer; less; more restricted; shorter; smaller more marginal; on a smaller scale; worse
kleiner fewer; less; more restricted; shorter; smaller
kürzer fewer; less; more restricted; shorter; smaller shorter; smaller
schlechter fewer; less; more restricted angrier; harder; more arduous; more difficult; more nasty; more trying; more wretched; nastier; worse; wretcheder
weniger fewer; less minus

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Related Definitions for "less":

  1. (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree1
    • of less importance1
    • less time to spend with the family1
    • a shower uses less water1
    • less than three years old1
  2. (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer1
    • less than three weeks1
    • no less than 50 people attended1
    • in 25 words or less1
  3. (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality1
    • no less than perfect1
  4. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs1
    • less interesting1
    • less expensive1
    • less quickly1
  5. comparative of little1
    • she walks less than she should1
    • he works less these days1

Wiktionary Translations for less:

  1. -
  2. not as much
  1. in lower degree
  2. to smaller extent
  1. Präposition der Art und Weise mit Genitiv: nach Abzug

Cross Translation:
less weniger moins — Comparatif de peu, servant à marquer le dernier degré de l’infériorité
less mehr; weniger plus — Employé avec répétition, ou avec moins

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