What does FEW mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. few(adj)

    a small elite group

    "it was designed for the discriminating few"

  2. few(adj)

    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

    "a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"

Wiktionary

  1. few(Pronoun)

    Few people, few things.

    Many are called, but few are chosen.

    Etymology: From fewe, from feaw, from fawaz, from paw-. Cognate with fa, fo, fár, 03460330034503300339, paucus. More at poor.

  2. Few(ProperNoun)

    The pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain

    Etymology: From fewe, from feaw, from fawaz, from paw-. Cognate with fa, fo, fár, 03460330034503300339, paucus. More at poor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Few

    not many; small, limited, or confined in number; -- indicating a small portion of units or individuals constituing a whole; often, by ellipsis of a noun, a few people

    Etymology: [OE. fewe, feawe, AS. fe, pl. fewe; akin to OS. fh, OHG. f fao, Icel. fr, Sw. f, pl., Dan. faa, pl., Goth. faus, L. paucus, cf. Gr. pay^ros. Cf. Paucity.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Few

    fū, adj. small in number: not many.—n. Few′ness.—A few, used colloquially for 'a good bit;' A good few, a considerable number; In few=in a few (words), briefly; Some few, an inconsiderable number; The few, the minority. [A.S. féa, pl. féawe; Fr. peu; L. paucus, small.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FEW' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #177

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'FEW' in Written Corpus Frequency: #299

How to pronounce FEW?

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How to say FEW in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of FEW in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of FEW in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of FEW in a Sentence

  1. Kathleen Leak:

    We have had a couple of young kids that had asthma attacks, they have given them steroids ... (and) we get them on the train as quickly as possible, we have had a few babies that have come through and their bottoms and everything have been really bad.

  2. James Reinhart:

    There's no doubt that millennials and Gen Z have accelerated this trend in the last few years. But now we're seeing baby boomers and Gen X adopting it, too.

  3. Jon Rappoport:

    War, what is it good for? With the same socialist elites backing both sides, it's good for business. It's good for creating chaos and destruction. It's good for launching new global organizations, in the aftermath; organizations that exert a level of control and reach that didn't exist before. It's good for launching organizations like the United Nations and the European Union and the World Trade Organization--dedicated to Globalism, which in turn is dedicated to planned civilization, in which the individual is demeaned and the group is All. Freedom is demeaned; and dominance by the few over the many is hailed as peace in our time.

  4. John Christian Bovee:

    Fame - a few words upon a tombstone, and the truth of those not to be depended on.

  5. Wesley Eure:

    Bill was the most popular Sleestak, we had a reunion a few years back and he couldnt make it because he had another commitment.

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    • A. ventricle
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