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Few

Antonyms for few:

many, mass.

Synonyms for few:

Sense 1

exiguous, scarcity, thinly, plural, scant, mere, sparingly, merely, faintest, handful.

Sense 2

slender, limited, any, least.

Sense 3

pitiful, lightly, bare, barely.

Sense 4

only, passing.

Sense 6

minority, light, thin.

Sense 8

group.

a few

a few, couple.

handful

sprinkling.

scarce

rare.

uneven

scattering.

few (adjective)

meager, minimum, exiguous, minority, paltry, miserly, negligible, niggardly, scant, scattering, sparse, scanty, minute, slender, insufficient, short, thin, scarce, rare, spotty, minimal, little.

infrequent (adjective)

limited.

little (adjective)

diminutive, little, compact, small, narrow, low, minute, scanty, delicate, succinct, brief, short, meager, paltry, concise, puny.

rare (adjective)

light.

sporadic (adjective)

spotty.

Sense 1 (noun)

thin, only, scant, barely, rare, any, mere.

Sense 2 (noun)

minority, group, scarcity.

few (noun)

a few, a couple of, hardly a.

sprinkling (noun)

handful.

few (pronoun)

sprinkling.

Usage examples for few:

  • You'll follow me a few minutes later. - "An Encounter in Atlanta", Ed Howdershelt.
  • " A few years perhaps," he replied. - "The Iron Furrow", George C. Shedd.
  • But few people came there. - "Old Kensington", Miss Thackeray.

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