Synonyms of 'less'
Eat less fat to reduce the risk of heart disease.
not so much
usage note:Less should not be confused with fewer. Less refers strictly only to quantity and not to number: there is less water than before. Fewer means smaller in number: there are fewer people than before.
Less is more
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If one person is regarded as inferior to another, they are regarded as less important because they have less status or ability.
the inferior status of women in many societies
Little means not very often or to only a small extent.
On the way back they spoke very little.
You use minor when you want to describe something that is less important, serious, or significant than other things in a group or situation.
She is known for a number of minor roles in films.
Thesaurus for less from the Collins English Thesaurus