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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.

In poor countries, only 1% of the population received a single dose, and even fewer received both.

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“We can all now more clearly envision a future with drastically fewer incarcerated people,” the report said.

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.

From Fortune

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.

This was nine fewer than what he needed just two years ago when 426 members of the House voted.

That means that fewer and fewer everyday Americans are choosing to contribute to campaigns.

The more resources and education society becomes equipped with, the fewer stories like yours will surface.

New York now employs fewer cops, firefighters, and sanitation workers than it did in 2002.

This year, with slightly more worldliness and way fewer drinks consumed, I could see the emotionally fraught underbelly.

Few people, I think, realize that, and fewer still realize the reasonable consequences of that.

Moderate salaries prevailed, but the sovereign was worth much more then than now, while wants were fewer.

Some words occurred thousands of times, and others only five, or fewer.

Could the government of the country be now carried on upon principles that were all-powerful twenty—or even fewer—years ago?

What this troubled old world needs,Is fewer words and better deeds.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fewer, such as: lesser, limited, lower, minor, minus, and negative.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.