less
adjective

smaller than, of a smaller size or of a smaller value

Examples
  • We do not grant credit for sums of less than £100.

  • He sold it for less than he had paid for it.

preposition

minus, with a sum removed

Examples
  • purchase price less 15 per cent discount

  • interest less service charges

adverb

not as much

Browse by Subjects
mercantilism
Contractionary monetary policy
asset turnover ratio
tax dodge
baby bond
See All Related Terms »

book of prime entry
Franc
blue sky law
split payment
stock controller