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Definitions of Than

  1. A particle used before the second member of a comparison. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. A word placed after the comparative of an adjective or adverb between the things compared. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. Expressing comparison with greater or less. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. A joining particle used after the comparative degree, and followed by the object compared; also used after such words as other, otherwise. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Then. See Then. Webster Dictionary DB

Usage examples for Than

  1. Do you like him better than father? – Doctor Cupid by Rhoda Broughton
  2. Jack did better than I thought he would. – The Heart of the Range by William Patterson White
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