Than Meaning and Definition

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What is the definition Than? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Example sentences, Synonyms, Derivations, Words ending with Than, Antonyms, Words starting with Than, Related sentences, How to pronounce and more...

Than meaning

Word: Than

How to pronounce: ðæn



1. Used to introduce the second element in a comparison.

Example sentences: "They go out less than they did when they first moved to Paris"

2. Used in expressions introducing an exception or contrast.

Example sentences: "They observe rather than act"

3. Used in expressions indicating one thing happening immediately after another.

Example sentences: "Scarcely was the work completed than it was abandoned"



1. Introducing the second element in a comparison.

Example sentences: "He was much smaller than his son"

2. Apart from; except.



in addition


in addition to

except for

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Spanish: Que

German: Als

French: Que


Turkish: Daha


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