What does fewer mean?

Definitions for fewer
ˈfyu ərfew·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fewer(adj)

    (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"

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    Rank popularity for the word 'fewer' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3153

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  1. fewer


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fewer in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fewer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of fewer in a Sentence

  1. Dan Quayle:

    A low voter turnout is an indication of fewer people going to the polls.

  2. Kirsten Gillibrand:

    American military, if they do these reforms, will have fewer dangerous criminals and far more heroes ... The brave men and women we send to war to keep us safe deserve nothing less than a justice system equal to their sacrifice.

  3. Jonathan Zhu:

    The biggest issue in China is uncertainty which makes investors reluctant to make big commitments and assets hard to price, we will likely see more domestically driven M&A activities in China next year, but fewer cross-border deals.

  4. William Bottke:

    This means that the Earth has fewer older craters on its most stable regions not because of erosion, but because the impact rate was lower prior to 290 million years ago, the Moon is like a time capsule, helping us understand the Earth. We found that The Moon shared a similar bombardment history, which meant the answer to Earth's impact rate was staring everyone right in the face.

  5. Jim Hentschel:

    We were able to automate how that engineer thinks, and basically do all that in an automated fashion significantly quicker, and with significantly fewer errors than if the engineers had to do it all themselves.

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