Definition of Few

1. Noun. A small elite group. "It was designed for the discriminating few"

Generic synonyms: Elite, Elite Group



2. Adjective. A quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by 'a'; a small but indefinite number. "Few women have led troops in battle"
Attributes: Multiplicity, Numerosity, Numerousness
Similar to: A Couple Of, A Few, Hardly A
Also: Fewer, Some
Derivative terms: Fewness
Antonyms: Many

Definition of Few

1. a. Not many; small, limited, or confined in number; -- indicating a small portion of units or individuals constituing a whole; often, by ellipsis of a noun, a few people.

Definition of Few

1. Proper noun. (British) The pilots who fought in the Battle of Britain ¹

2. Determiner. (context: preceded by another determiner) An indefinite, but usually small, number of. ¹

3. Determiner. (context: used alone) Not many; a small (in comparison with another number stated or implied) but somewhat indefinite number of. ¹

4. Determiner. (meteorology of clouds) ''(US?)'' Obscuring one eighth to two eighths of the sky. ¹

5. Determiner. (meteorology of rainfall with regard to a location) ''(US?)'' Having a 10 percent chance of measurable precipitation (0.01 inch); used interchangeably with isolated. ¹

6. Pronoun. Few people, few things. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Few

1. amounting to or consisting of a small number [adj FEWER, FEWEST]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Few

feverishly
feverishness
feverishnesses
feverless
feverous
feverously
feverroot
feverroots
fevers
feverweed
feverweeds
feverwort
feverworts
fevery
fevre
few
few-flowered leek
few-flowered sedge
few-flowered sedges
few and far between
fewe
fewel
fewer
fewest
fewest(a)
fewfold
fewly
fewmet
fewmets
fewness

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