Translation of "least" - English-Spanish dictionary

least

adverb uk /liːst/ us /list/

B1 less than anyone or anything else

menos
Which car costs least?
I chose the least expensive restaurant.
at least

A2 as much as, or more than, a number or amount

por lo menos
You’ll have to wait at least an hour.
at least

B1 something that you say when you are telling someone about a good thing in a bad situation

por lo menos
It’s a small house but at least there’s a garden.
at least

B1 even if nothing else happens or is true

por lo menos
If you can’t manage to clean the whole house, at least make sure the kitchen is clean.
at least

used to reduce the effect of a statement

por lo menos
I’ve met the president – at least, he shook my hand once.
not in the least

not at all

en absoluto
I don’t mind staying at home, not in the least.
quantifier uk /liːst/ us /list/

the smallest amount

menos, menor
She earns the least money of all of us.
pronoun uk /liːst/ us /list/

less than anyone or anything else

menos
Who ate the least?

(Translation of “least” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

least

adjective, pronoun /liːst/

(something) which is the smallest or the smallest amount that exists, is possible etc

lo menos, lo mínimo
I think the least you can do is apologize!
She wanted to know how to do it with the least amount of bother.
at least

at any rate; anyway

por lo menos
I think she’s well – at least she was when I saw her last.
not in the least

not at all

para nada, en absoluto
You’re not disturbing me in the least!

(Translation of “least” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)