What does lesser mean?

Definitions for lesser
ˈlɛs ərless·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lesser(adj)

    of less size or importance

    "the lesser anteater"; "the lesser of two evils"

  2. lesser(adj)

    smaller in size or amount or value

    "the lesser powers of Europe"; "the lesser anteater"

Wiktionary

  1. lesser(Noun)

    a thing that is of smaller size, value, importance etc.

  2. lesser(Adjective)

    of two things, the smaller in size, value, importance etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lesser(adj)

    less; smaller; inferior

    Etymology: [This word is formed by adding anew the compar. suffix -er (in which r is from an original s) to less. See Less, a.]

  2. Lesser(adverb)

    less

    Etymology: [This word is formed by adding anew the compar. suffix -er (in which r is from an original s) to less. See Less, a.]

Freebase

  1. Lesser

    J Lesser is the stage name for Jason Doerck. Doerck was a member of the defunct laptop group Sagan, alongside Blevin Blectum, Wobbly, and video artist Ryan Junell.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lesser

    les′ėr, adj. (B.) less: smaller: inferior. [A double comp. formed from less.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'lesser' in Adjectives Frequency: #662

How to pronounce lesser?

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    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say lesser in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lesser in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lesser in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of lesser in a Sentence

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    In a relationship, the word 'sorry' is worth more than gold. However, the more it's mentioned the lesser your love and affection becomes.

  2. Brian Deschanel:

    A thou shalt not bluster the lesser, forasmuchas equilibrium aligns the once all mighty before the frail, for mercy.

  3. Thomas Bach:

    There will be project reviews in both organizing cities (Tokyo and Pyeongchang) in January and February to follow up on this and see what the Olympic Agenda 2020 means for their organization of the Games, there of course can also be venue changes being discussed if such venue changes lead to more sustainability and to less expenses. This...can include venue changes, this can lead to lesser capacities with regard to different venues.

  4. Mark Doms:

    June is a done deal. The bigger question is will they raise a total four times this year or three? given the uncertainty in Europe and maybe to a lesser extent the uncertainty over trade policy, we think that the Fed will not signal that they are going to hike four times at the June meeting.

  5. Photographer Aun Raza:

    They are seen as lesser beings, but the supposed insanity that is labeled on them is not any worse than the sanity outside.

Images & Illustrations of lesser

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