Words ending in -lessEdit
What about words ending in less:
Wireless ... a radio. Fireless engine ... a steam engine with no firebox, but loaded with steam to do its work. Batteryless radio ... a clockwork radio.
184.108.40.206 02:47, 11 October 2005 (UTC)
Synonym of fewer?Edit
The definition very cleverly side-stepped the argument over the use of less to mean fewer. I hope that my clarification is sufficiently neutral in PoV. I have held both views. Can you determine which view I currently hold? Dbfirs 23:15, 12 January 2008 (UTC)
Less as determinerEdit
I don't see English less listed as a determiner, which is how I would classify it, but then in the adjective section it says something like "less as a determiner..."