Definitions of less:
  • adjective:   (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer
    Example: "Less than three weeks"
  • adjective:   (usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem
    Example: "No less a person than the king himself"
  • adjective:   (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality
    Example: "No less than perfect"
  • adverb:   used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs
    Example: "Less interesting"
  • adverb:   comparative of little
    Example: "She walks less than she should"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #31634)

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