less - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate less

less is hyphenated as less

How to pronounce less

less is pronounced lɛs

Number of syllables in less

The number of syllables in less is 1

What part of speech in less?

less can be an adverb or a preposition or a definite article

How common in the word less?

less is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does less convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'less'

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Common collocations before 'less'

any, anything, even, has, like, little, look, made, make, much, nothing, now, seem, took, will

Words with similar spelling to less

bless, cess, ess, fess, jess, lass, lees, lens, lest, loess, loss, mess, ness

List of anagrams of less


Common Verb Collocations of less

accept, accord, affect, appear, be, become, can, depend, develop, do, earn, feel, find, give, have, know, make, may, pay, receive, see, shall, spend, suffer, take, think, weigh, will, work, use

Common Conjunction Collocations of less

abound, and, but, either, minus, neither, nor, or, plus, yet, Nor