English translation of कम
कमPowered by COBUILD /kama/
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/kama, kam, kma, km/
1. depleted adjective ⇒ ...Robert E. Lee's worn and depleted army.
2. down adverb
If the amount or level of something goes down, it decreases. ⇒ My weight went down by 15 pounds.
3. downwards adverb, adjective
If an amount or rate moves downwards, it decreases. ⇒ Interest rates are now heading downwards.
4. few quantifier
Few is used to indicate that a number of things or people is smaller than is desirable or than was expected. ⇒ She had few friends. ⇒ The trouble is that few want to buy. ⇒ Few of the beach houses had lights on.
5. light adjective
Something that is light does not weigh very much. ⇒ Try to wear light, loose clothes.
6. little quantifier
You use little to emphasize that there is only a small amount of something. ⇒ I need very little sleep these days. ⇒ Little is known about his childhood.
7. low adjective
Low means small in amount or degree, or at the bottom of a particular scale or system. ⇒ ...low incomes. ⇒ ...temperatures in the low 80s. ⇒ Food supplies were getting very low. ⇒ These hotels are at the lower end of the price range.
8. poor adjective after link verb
If something is poor in a particular quality or substance, it contains very little of the quality or substance. ⇒ Some foods are very rich in energy but poor in vitamins.
9. scant adjective
You use scant to indicate that there is very little of something or not as much of something as there should be. ⇒ She criticised the police for paying scant attention to the crime.
10. short adjective
Something that is short measures only a small amount from one end to the other. ⇒ The city centre and shops are only a short distance away.
11. slim adjective
A slim chance or possibility is a very small one. ⇒ The chances of your book getting published are very slim.
12. small adjective
A small group or quantity consists of only a few people or things. ⇒ ...a small team of doctors and nurses. ⇒ ...a small amount of money.
13. wanting adjective
If you find something wanting, or if it proves wanting, it is not as good as you think it should be. ⇒ He analysed his technique and found it wanting.
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Translation of कम from the Collins Hindi to English Dictionary