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Princeton's WordNet

  1. few(adj)

    a small elite group

    "it was designed for the discriminating few"

    Antonyms:
    many another(a), numerous, umpteen, umteen, legion(p), many, some(a), many an(a), many a(a), galore(ip)

  2. few(adj)

    a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

    "a few weeks ago"; "a few more wagons than usual"; "an invalid's pleasures are few and far between"; "few roses were still blooming"; "few women have led troops in battle"

    Antonyms:
    many an(a), numerous, many a(a), umteen, some(a), legion(p), galore(ip), umpteen, many, many another(a)

Wiktionary

  1. Few(propernoun)

    Antonyms:
    many

  2. few(pronoun)

    Few people, few things.

    Many are called, but few are chosen.

    Antonyms:
    many

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. few

    Synonyms:
    scant, rare, lacking

    Antonyms:
    many, abundant, numerous

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. few(a.)

    Synonyms:
    not many, small in number, hardly any, scarcely any

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    little, several, rare, bit, scarce, couple, some, certain, limited, pocket, shortly, low, small, short, scant, uncommon, iittle

How to pronounce few?

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How to say few in sign language?

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How to use few in a sentence?

  1. Al Sharpton:

    It would be interesting. Bloomberg is one of the few people who could pull off a credible independent candidacy for president, for African-Americans and Latino voters, a 50-state run will enhance our leverage and get our interests addressed. We wouldn't just be focusing on a few primary states.

  2. Roger Kay:

    Internet protocol was designed to be highly robust and decentralized, there are a few big ‘trunks,’ huge fiber-optic cables that run undersea and carry much of the traffic from, say, the U.S. to Japan, but there are multiples of most of those and other routes, like satellite, even if they all go out.

  3. Chief Executive Andre Lacroix:

    This is obviously a situation that we cannot ignore. This is 10 percent part of our earnings in total, it is reasonable to believe that the capex reductions will continue in the next few months ...We have to cycle through that time, and over time minerals and oil and gas will start growing again.

  4. Joe Roseman:

    Investors are increasingly forced to seek alternative asset classes to insulate themselves in this war on cash. Simply put, very few asset classes can act effectively as an alternative safe haven.

  5. Roni Soffer:

    We expect the potential cash flow from these activities to be reflected in our results over the next few years.


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