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Lesb vs. Less — What's the Difference?

Lesb vs. Less — What's the Difference?

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Lesb

(colloquial) lesbian
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Less

Not as great in amount or quantity
Had less time to spend with the family.
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Lesb

(colloquial) lesbian
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Less

Lower in importance, esteem, or rank
No less a person than the ambassador.
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Less

Consisting of a smaller number.
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Less

With the deduction of; minus
Five less two is three.
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Less

To a smaller extent, degree, or frequency
Less happy.
Less expensive.
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Less

A smaller amount
She received less than she asked for.
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Less

Something not as important as something else
People have been punished for less.
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Less

Comparative of little
I slept even less last night than I did the night before.
I like him less each time I see him.
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Less

Used for constructing syntactic diminutive comparatives of adjectives and adverbs.
Randal is less welcome than Rachel but as her spouse we should invite them both.
This gadget is less useful than I expected.
I'm not any less happy for being on my own.
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Less

To a smaller extent or degree.
The grammar book was less than (that is, not at all) helpful.
That this is a positive one makes it no less a stereotype, and therefore unacceptable.
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Less

(Now chiefly of numbers or dimensions) little; of inferior size, degree or extent; smaller, lesser.
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Less

A smaller amount of; not as much.
No less than eight pints of beer.
I have less tea than coffee.
You have even less sense than an inanimate object.
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Less

Fewer; a smaller number of.
There are less people here now.
Now there are three less green bottles hanging on the wall.
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Less

Minus; not including
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.
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Less

(archaic) To make less; to lessen.
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Less

(archaic) Lesser; smaller.
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Less

A smaller amount or quantity.
Less is better.
I have less to do today than yesterday.
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Less

Unless
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Less

Unless.
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Less

Smaller; not so large or great; not so much; shorter; inferior; as, a less quantity or number; a horse of less size or value; in less time than before.
Thus in less [time] than a hundred years from the coming of Augustine, all England became Christian.
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Less

Not so much; in a smaller or lower degree; as, less bright or loud; less beautiful.
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Less

A smaller portion or quantity.
The children of Israel did so, and gathered, some more, some less.
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Less

The inferior, younger, or smaller.
The less is blessed of the better.
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Less

To make less; to lessen.
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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
Mar 23, 2022

Less

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

(usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem;
No less a person than the king himself
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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
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Less

Used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs;
Less interesting
Less expensive
Less quickly
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Less

Comparative of little;
She walks less than she should
He works less these days
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