Die Übersetzung von "less" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


adjective /les/

(often with than) not as much (as)

plus petit que, moins (de)
Think of a number less than forty
He drank his tea and wished he had put less sugar in it
The salary for that job will be not less than $30,000.
lessen verb

to make or become less

The fan lessened the heat a little
When the children left, the noise lessened considerably.
lesser adjective

smaller or not as important

le/la moindre
the lesser of two evils.
the less … the less/more


The less I see of him, the better (pleased I’ll be)!
The less I practise, the less confident I become
The less I try, the more I succeed.
no less a person etc than

as great a person etc


rien (de) moins que
I had tea with no less a person than the Prime Minister
less is used in speaking about quantity or amount: People should eat less fat ; I’ve less than $100 in the bank. fewer sould be used in speaking about numbers of individual things or people: I’ve fewer books than he has ; There were fewer than 50 people at the meeting.

(Die Übersetzung von "less" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)