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  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
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    高中/CET4/CET6

    • [les]
    • [les]

    释义

    • adv.
      较少地,较小地;
    • prep.
      减去; 少掉; 不足;
    • n.
      较少,较小;

    大小写变形:LESS

  • 实用场景例句

    • 全部
    • 较少的
    • 较小的
    • 较少地
    • 减去
    • 少掉
    • 不足
    • 较少
    • 较小

    By then, Henry seemed less compliant with his wife's wishes than he had six months before.

    与六个月以前相比,亨利当时对他妻子的意愿似乎已不那么百依百顺了。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    He was advised to smoke fewer cigarettes and drink less beer.

    有人劝他少抽烟、少喝啤酒。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    a shaming defeat by a less experienced team

    令人羞愧地输给一支经验不如自己的队伍

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    They were less than truthful about their part in the crime.

    他们对自己在这次犯罪中所起的作用讲的绝非实情。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    It's a fallacy that the affluent give relatively more to charity than the less prosperous.

    富人比穷人对慈善事业的捐助更多些;这种观点是一种谬见。

    ——柯林斯例句

    This scarcity is inevitable in less developed countries.

    这一匮乏在欠发达国家不可避免。

    ——柯林斯例句

    It is his third brush with the law in less than a year.

    这已是他在不到一年的时间里第三次触犯法律了。

    ——柯林斯例句

    They raised their output by more than half in less than three years.

    不到三年,他们把产量提高了一半还多.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Such shoes usually wholesale for much less.

    这种鞋批发出售通常要便宜得多.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I couldn't assent to, much less participate in such proceeding.

    我对于这种举动并不赞成, 哪里还谈得上参与呢.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She's no less active than she used to be.

    她和以往一样的活跃.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I've more or less finished reading the book.

    我差不多已经把这本书全看完了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Less formally educated people can acquire professional competence.

    接受比较非正规教育的人可以学习专业技能.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I love the country, but I have less opportunity of seeing it.

    我热爱乡村, 但我几乎没有机会见到它.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Angles of less than 90 degrees are called acute angles.

    小于90度的角叫锐角.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Five is less than seven.

    五比七小.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I read much less now than I did at school.

    我现在看书远比我上学时少.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She might have been less dismissive of my talents if he could have seen my latest achievements.

    如果她看到我最近的成就,她也许就不会那么小看我的才干了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The firm has less money and fewer staff than last year.

    公司的资金和人员都比去年少了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The movie had less success than expected.

    影片没有获得预期的成功.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The speaker advocated a less austere observance of the sabbath.

    演讲者倡道放宽安息日的严格规定.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    In less than four hours my enthusiasm had waned and I rather reproached myself for coming.

    不到两个时辰,我早已意兴索然,颇悔此行了.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    He is none the less vigorous for his years.

    他虽年老而依然健壮.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    The more advanced bring along the less advanced.

    先进带动后进.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    I expect it to earn its cost in less than three years.

    我希望它在3年内赚回成本.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Less of your lip!

    [口]别饶舌了!

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    I suspect that he is more or less involved in the affair.

    我猜他和这件事有点牵连.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

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  • 真题例句

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    A college classmate of mine, tim, was an excellent football player, even though he weighed much less than the average player.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    After less than a week, I started noticing that the groceries were running out pretty quickly — we were always suddenly out of something.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 A 原文

    And because the process of recycling steel is less polluting than making new steel, we've also achieved the following significant savings; in energy use—47% to 74%; in air pollution—85%; in water pollution—35%; in water use—40%.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Anderson believed that the smarter a child is, the less likely he gets addicted to TV.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

    Another possibility is that when there is a lot of talent on a team, some players may make less effort.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Because less preparation on paths is needed for rolling.

    2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读E 选项

    Because there is less light pollution.

    2015年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项

    Being a good neighbor is more or less about considerate behavior.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Better sewers make it less likely that heavy rain is followed by an outbreak of the disease of bad stomach.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But the most sensible form of adaptation is surely to adapt our energy systems to emit less carbon pollution.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Corn uses less water than rice and creates less fertilizer (化肥) runoff.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    Dark environments are more likely to encourage overeating, for people are often less self-conscious (难为情) when they're in poorly lit places – and so more likely to eat lots of food.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Empowerment and delegation mean new forms of management control to ensure that the overall business plan is being followed, and that operations become more profitable under the new organization, rather than less.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 完形填空 原文

    Getting less sleep has become a bad habit for most American kids.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    He thought he would make more money if he gave them less food.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 完形填空 原文

    How many languages are spoken by less than 6000 people at present?

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读C 题设

    However, players could more effectively improve their backhand performance by practicing drills that might be considered less enjoyable.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    Humans are no less trapped by light pollution than the frogs.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    I found the pre-holidays a good time to encourage young children to donate less-used things, and it worked.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    I guess that can be true in any big city in a new country, but the French do seem to be less friendly than the people back home.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 听力 原文

    I realized this a day later, when I saw newspaper advertisements for the set at seventy-five dollars less than I had paid.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    If you feel stressed by responsibilities at work, you should take a step back and identify those of greater and less importance.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    If you find something you love doing outside of the office, you'll be less likely to bring your work home.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    In baseball, the performance of individual players is less dependent on teammates.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    In fact, women are less likely to have high blood pressure or to die from heart attacks.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    In one study, people who ate meals in a blue room consumed 33 percent less than those in a yellow or red room.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Instead, if there had been any talking, it would have caused us to learn less.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    It is less voluntary than the forced wait.

    2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    It makes you less likely to rush through a meal.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    It was also much more than we could afford, but far less than the original asking price.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    Just as in a game of tug-of-war, whenever a person is added, everyone else pulls the rope with less force.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Languages have been coming and going for thousands of years, but in recent times there has been less coming and a lot more going.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Leaving the less important things until tomorrow is often acceptable.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 语法填空 原文

    Many westerners who/that come to China cook much less than in their own countries once they realize how cheap it can be to eat out.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 语法填空 原文

    Others are concerned about using gardening methods that require less water and fewer fertilizers.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    People are less satisfied with their lives.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 选项

    People, in general, are less warm here and it's hard to make friends.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 听力 原文

    Poor countries suffer less from droughts economically.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    She chose to sell a few larger objects that were less often used when we promised to put the money into her school fund our kindergarten daughter is serious about becoming a doctor.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Stronger bridges mean villages are less likely to be left without food and medicine after floods.

    2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Studies show that people who volunteer are less likely to develop depression than people who don't.

    2016年高考英语浙江卷(10月) 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Teens and younger children are reading a lot less for fun, according to a common sense media report published Monday.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The end result is that we feel like we can't focus or that we're focused on the wrong things, and so we take less action, make less progress, and stay the same when we could be improving.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The less a child watches TV, the better he performs at school.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读C 选项

    The letter ended with a personal request: "Boy, on my next birthday, just tell me to wake up and get going, because I will have one less year to do things and there are ten million things waiting to be done."

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读表达 原文

    The reason that robocalls are a headache has less to do with amount than precision.

    2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    The team transforms the family's long weekend of celebration with less expensive but still tasty recipes.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    There has been a recent trend in the food service industry toward lower fat content and less salt.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 语法填空 原文

    There is, however, a second less known type of volcano that doesn't involve mountain building.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    They are less strong than plastic bags.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 选项

    This doesn't mean we are becoming either more or less intelligent, but there is no doubt that the way we use memory is changing.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    This nature of data makes the antitrust measures of the past less useful.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Those given night milk, which contained 10 times the amount of melatonin, were less active and less anxious than those fed with the milk collected during daytime, according to the study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Those who had done the most boyhood activities were twice as likely to have warm relations with a wide variety of people, five times as likely to be well paid and 16 times less likely to have been unemployed.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Try to work less, or look for a more stress-free job.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 单项选择 情景对话 原文

    Warm colors like yellow make food appear more appetizing, while cold colors make us less hungry.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    We made our final offer, which still was thousands of dollars less than the other buyer's bid.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 完形填空 原文

    When involved in deliberate play activities, children are less concerned with the outcome of their behavior whether they win or lose than with the behavior having fun.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读表达 原文

    When that happens, people become less likely to volunteer in the future.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

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  • 英英释义

    Adjective

    • 1. (comparative of `little' usually used with mass nouns) a quantifier meaning not as great in amount or degree;

      "of less importance"

      "less time to spend with the family"

      "a shower uses less water"

      "less than three years old"

    • 2. (usually preceded by `no') lower in quality;

      "no less than perfect"

    • 3. (usually preceded by `no') lower in esteem;

      "no less a person than the king himself"

    • 4. (nonstandard in some uses but often idiomatic with measure phrases) fewer;

      "less than three weeks"

      "no less than 50 people attended"

      "in 25 words or less"

    Adverb

    • 1. used to form the comparative of some adjectives and adverbs;

      "less interesting"

      "less expensive"

      "less quickly"

    • 2. comparative of little;

      "she walks less than she should"

      "he works less these days"

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  • 词组搭配

    in less than no time

    (informal)very quickly or soon

    (非正式)很快,马上,立即

    less and less

    at a continually decreasing rate

    越来越少

    much (或 still) less

    used to introduce something as being even less likely or suitable than something else already mentioned

    [表示比刚刚说过的事更不可能或更不适合]更不要说

    what woman would consider a date with him, much less a marriage?.

    什么样的女人愿意跟他约会,更不要说嫁给他了?。

    no less

    used to suggest, often ironically, that something is surprising or impressive

    [用于表示某事令人惊讶或给人留下深刻印象,常为讽刺]竟,居然

    Peter cooked dinner—fillet steak and champagne, no less.

    彼得居然做出了饭——里脊扒和香槟酒。

    less than

    Not at all

    根本不

    He had a less than favorable view of the matter.

    他对那种事情根本不抱好感

    much less 或 still less

    Certainly not

    更何况

    I'm not blaming anyone, much less you.

    我根本就没有责怪任何人,更不用说你了

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  • 同义词

    adj.较小的,较少的

    smallerminorreducedfewer

    其他释义

    secondarybelowmorefewerwithoutreducedminus

  • 反义词

    adj.较小的,较少的

    more

  • 常用俚语

    • I couId(n’t)care less.
      我不在乎。我不注意。

      I could care less what happens.

      不管发生什么,我都不在乎。

      So you're late. I couldn't care less.

      这么说你迟到了。我没注意。

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