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

  2. Lesser(adverb)

    less

  3. Origin: [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?

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

How to say lesser in sign language?

  1. lesser

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. Tim Mclheny:

    It is the lesser of two evils.

  2. Ramana Pemmaraju:

    Higher income either indicates higher intelligence or lesser morals!

  3. Siddharth Astir:

    The Faster you want to go, lesser the time you have to make decisions

  4. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Be too great, like the Sun, to retaliate when lesser men throw stones at you.

  5. Jim Halloran:

    This is again just a lesser form of discrimination based on a person's identity.

Images & Illustrations of lesser

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