Synonyms of few in English:
1 police are revealing few details
not many, hardly any, scarcely any;
a small number of, a small amount of, one or two, a handful of;
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1 (a few) there weren't many biscuits, but we saved you a few
a small number, a handful, one or two, a couple, two or three;
not many, hardly any
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Strictly speaking, the rule is that fewer, the comparative form of few, is used with words denoting people or countable things ( fewer members; fewer books; fewer than ten contestants). Less, on the other hand, is used with mass nouns, denoting things that cannot be counted ( less money; less music). In addition, less is normally used with expressions of measurement or time ( less than four miles away; less than two weeks). To use less with countable nouns, as in less people or less words, however, is incorrect in standard English
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