Writing

‘Less’ vs. ‘Fewer’: How to Use ‘Less’ and ‘Fewer’ Correctly

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Feb 25, 2022 • 2 min read

When deciding between “fewer” vs. “less,” remember that the word “fewer” describes countable items and “less” describes uncountable items. Learn more about the meanings of “fewer” and “less” and how to use both of these words in a sentence.