English to Afrikaans Meaning :: less

minder
Less :
minder
- minder
 

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Adjective(1) (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns(2) (usually preceded by `no'(3) (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases(4) limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent, or small(5) (quantifier used with mass nouns, with `a'(6) (of children and animals(7) (informal, or small(8) (of a voice(9) low in stature; not tall(10) lowercase(11) small in a way that arouses feelings (of tenderness or its opposite depending on the context
Adverb(1) used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs(2) comparative of little(3) not much

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(1) he got it for less than that(2) I like it no less than they do(3) Alcohol use disorders are considerably less common in this age range than they are among younger individuals.(4) it happens less frequently(5) Urban and rural membership will be less of a fault-line than male and female.(6) Lower leaves often turn yellow as the plant begins to head and become less important.(7) There was some constant fuzz on the track, so the clarity was less than perfect.(8) They want more of acting and less of dancing on the slopes of Switzerland.(9) the less said about it the better(10) it's less expensive(11) sport is no less important(12) it's a question of time, no more no less(13) At first, the design of the network will seem less important than the content that is moved over it.(14) The main problem is that they tend to charge a lot more and that leaves less of your money going into investments.(15) they were less than helpful(16) So, the lower the charges, the less of your money is gobbled up and the better chance you have of matching the market.
Related Words
Synonyms
Adjective
1. not so much ::
nie soseer
6. fewer ::
minder
Adverb
7. to a lesser degree ::
tot 'n mindere mate
8. to a smaller extent ::
om 'n kleiner mate
Preposition
10. minus ::
minus
13. without ::
sonder
Pronoun
14. a smaller amount than ::
'n kleiner bedrag as
16. under ::
onder
17. below ::
onder
Antonyms
1. major ::
groot
2. more ::
meer
3. primary ::
primêre
4. prime ::
prima
5. senior ::
senior
6. superior ::
beter
Different Forms
less
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

You\'re sounding
less and less Jewish.

You're sounding LESS and LESS Jewish.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 18


Yeah, still there. A little less.

Yeah, still there. A little LESS.

Breaking Bad Season 3, Episode 9


I thought it would be less...

I thought it would be LESS...

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7


Actually,
I was less the chatter than the chattee.

Actually, I was LESS the chatter than the chattee.

The Big Bang Theory Season 1, Episode 2


\

"New sweater vest?" And possibly, though LESS likely, "Nice sweater vest."

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 5


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