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synonyms for fewer

  • lean
  • less
  • middling
  • minor
  • minority
  • minute
  • petty
  • scanty
  • scattering
  • short
  • slight
  • trifling
  • exiguous
  • few and far between
  • imperceptible
  • inconsequential
  • inconsiderable
  • infrequent
  • insufficient
  • meager
  • negligible
  • not many
  • not too many
  • occasional
  • paltry
  • piddling
  • rare
  • scant
  • scarce
  • scarcely any
  • scattered
  • seldom
  • semioccasional
  • skimpy
  • slender
  • slim
  • some
  • sparse
  • sporadic
  • stingy
  • straggling
  • thin
  • uncommon
  • unfrequent
  • widely spaced
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antonyms for fewer

MOST RELEVANT
  • big
  • consequential
  • fat
  • important
  • large
  • major
  • significant
  • tall
  • thick
  • useful
  • many
  • much
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How to use fewer in a sentence

This history reveals that rather than giving families more school options, school choice became a tool intended to give most families far fewer in the end.
‘SCHOOL CHOICE’ DEVELOPED AS A WAY TO PROTECT SEGREGATION AND ABOLISH PUBLIC SCHOOLSNANCY MACLEANSEPTEMBER 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In poor countries, only 1% of the population received a single dose, and even fewer received both.
LOW VACCINE RATES IN AFRICA ARE A GLOBAL SECURITY ISSUEANNALISA MERELLIAUGUST 14, 2021QUARTZ
“We can all now more clearly envision a future with drastically fewer incarcerated people,” the report said.
TASK FORCE THAT INCLUDES D.C. ATTORNEY GENERAL SUGGESTS CITY ‘DIVEST’ FROM POLICE, WITH SWEEPING CHANGES TO JUSTICE SYSTEMJUSTIN WM. MOYERFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Expect many drastic changes, including welcoming far fewer ticketed attendees, having athletes quarantine weeks prior to the opening ceremonies, and regular testing for the duration of the competition.
CRYSTAL BALL 2021: PREDICTIONS FOR THE ECONOMY, POLITICS, TECHNOLOGY, AND MORELBELANGER225DECEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
According to USA Today, more than 180 people were in attendance at the Rose Garden, with only about 50 wearing masks and even fewer practicing social distancing.
ROSE GARDEN ANNOUNCEMENT OF SUPREME COURT NOMINEE SUSPECTED COVID-19 SUPER-SPREADER EVENTKIRSTEN WEST SAVALIOCTOBER 3, 2020ESSENCE.COM
Few people, I think, realize that, and fewer still realize the reasonable consequences of that.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Moderate salaries prevailed, but the sovereign was worth much more then than now, while wants were fewer.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Some words occurred thousands of times, and others only five, or fewer.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
Could the government of the country be now carried on upon principles that were all-powerful twenty—or even fewer—years ago?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
What this troubled old world needs,Is fewer words and better deeds.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO FEWER

  • beneath
  • declined
  • deficient
  • depressed
  • diminished
  • excepting
  • fewer
  • lacking
  • lesser
  • limited
  • lower
  • minor
  • minus
  • negative
  • not as great
  • reduced
  • secondary
  • shortened
  • shorter
  • subordinate
  • unsubstantial
  • without
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.