4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use less as a adverb or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Less
A 1 syllables adverb and 4 letters with the letters e, l, and s, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letters es. Less starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters l, le, les, and the ending characters are s, ss, ess, . Less is also a double consonant (ss) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
(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"
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Less is set as a grade two word that starts with l, ends with s, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Scrabble
Is less a scrabble word? A 4 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Less in Pig Latin is said as "esslay or esslway".
Unigram
l | e | s | s
Bigram
le | es | ss
Trigram
les | ess
Quadrigram
less
Word Gram
Adjective Satellite Examples
(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"
(usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem;
"no less a person than the king himself"
(usually preceded by `no') lower in quality;
"no less than perfect"
Adverb Examples
used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs;
"less interesting";
"less expensive";
"less quickly"
comparative of little;
"she walks less than she should";
"he works less these days"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Less"

There are 162 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to less.

SynonymDefinition
Abasecause to feel shame
hurt the pride of
"He humiliated his colleague by criticising him in front of the boss"
Abated
Ablatedremoved or taken away by cutting or erosion or melting or evaporation
"my ablated appendix"
Atrophied(of an organ or body part) diminished in size or strength as a result of disease or injury or lack of use
"partial paralysis resulted in an atrophied left arm"
Attenuatebecome weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
Attenuatedreduced in strength
"the faded tones of an old recording"
At A Disadvantage
At The Nadir
Barringthe act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
Basea support or foundation
"the base of the lamp"

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Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from less.

Anagram Definition
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"

View English words with the unique letters used in less. Words With The Letters Els

Names With The Word "Less"

66 names are spelled with less.

NameMaleFemale
LessieNoYes
LessNoNo
HarlessNoNo
ClessieNoNo
GlessieNoNo

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Similar Words

There are 1 words that are similar to "Less".

Similar WordDefinition
Fewer(comparative of `few'' used with count nouns) quantifier meaning a smaller number of;
"fewer birds came this year";
"the birds are fewer this year";
"fewer trains were late"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word less.

Is less a scrabble word or can you use less in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 13615 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 8843 games. This 4 letter 4 point scrabble word can be rearranged 12 ways. What other words can be made with the letters e, l, and s? There's 133 with 6 letters or less with the letters e, l, and s. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Castle (6 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 castle
Salve (5 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 aelsv
Valse (5 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 aelsv
Bustle (6 letters) 8 +4 11 +6 belstu
Steal (5 letters) 5 +1 6 +1 aelst
Sale (4 letters) 4 5 seal
Sell (4 letters) 4 6 +1 sell
Tussle (6 letters) 6 +2 8 +3 tussle
Dulse (5 letters) 6 +2 8 +3 dulse
Alytes (6 letters) 9 +5 9 +4 alytes
Saddle (6 letters) 8 +4 9 +4 saddle
Style (5 letters) 8 +4 8 +3 style
Stylet (6 letters) 9 +5 9 +4 stylet
Scale (5 letters) 7 +3 9 +4 casle
Seal (4 letters) 4 5 seal
Eacles (6 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 secale
Alces (5 letters) 7 +3 9 +4 casle
Weasel (6 letters) 9 +5 10 +5 aeelsw
Sable (5 letters) 7 +3 9 +4 basel
Ateles (6 letters) 6 +2 7 +2 teasel
Cleats (6 letters) 8 +4 10 +5 castle
Clews (5 letters) 10 +6 12 +7 clews
Easel (5 letters) 5 +1 6 +1 aeels
Lastex (6 letters) 13 +9 14 +9 lastex
Sallet (6 letters) 6 +2 8 +3 stella





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