WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
than conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (in a comparison)di prep
  di quanto cong
 She is smarter than he is.
 Lei è più intelligente di lui.
 Lei è più intelligente di quanto non sia lui.
than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in a comparison)di prep
 My new car is a lot fast than my old one
 La mia macchina nuova è molto più veloce della vecchia.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
a fate worse than death nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (terrible misfortune)un destino peggiore della morte nm
  una sorte tremenda nf
a fate worse than death nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. euphemism, obsolete (loss of virginity) (verginità)perdita della virtù nf
better late than never  (proverbio)meglio tardi che mai
Better safe than sorry. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." informal (It's wise to take precautions.) (idiomatico)prevenire è meglio che curare
better than,
be + better than
preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
(superior to)meglio di avv
better than ever adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (improved, even greater than before)di gran lunga migliore agg
  molto meglio di prima, molto meglio agg
 I was sad yesterday, but now I'm better than ever.
 Ieri ero triste, ma oggi sto molto meglio.
better than nothing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (a small gain)meglio di niente, meglio che niente
 I hate soup, but it is better than nothing since I am hungry.
 Odio la minestra ma è meglio di niente dato che ho fame.
bigger than adj + prep (larger)essere più grande di vi
 When he gets older, he will be bigger than his father.
 Quando crescerà sarà più grande di suo padre.
bigger than adj + prep figurative (more important)essere più grande di, essere più importante di vi
 The Beatles were even bigger than Elvis.
 I Beatles sono stati ancora più importanti di Elvis.
Blood is thicker than water.,
Blood before water.
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative (family relationships are strongest) (idiomatico)la famiglia viene prima di tutto
different than [sth/sb] adj + prep US, colloquial (different from)diverso da agg
easier said than done adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (difficult to do)più facile a dirsi che a farsi agg
 Losing weight is easier said than done.
 Perdere peso è più facile a dirsi che a farsi.
far more than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (a much greater quantity than)molto di più che
 The Chinese army has far more than a few thousand soldiers.
 L'esercito cinese ha molti di più che qualche migliaio di soldati.
far more than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (to a much greater degree than)traduzione non disponibile
 After she cheated on him, Mike was far more than just mad at her.
faster than sound più veloce del suono
fate worse than death peggiore della morte
for less than a meno di
heavier-than-air più pesante dell'aria (aereo)
know better than to do [sth],
know better than [sth]
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(be wise enough not to do [sth])non essere così ingenuo da
larger than life esagerato
larger than life esasperato
later than più tardi di
less than adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not as many as)meno di agg
Nota: sometimes considered incorrect; use 'fewer than'
 We have less than ten places available for students.
 Abbiamo meno di dieci posti disponibili per gli studenti.
less than adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (not as much or as great as)meno di agg
 She ate less than her brother. Five is less than seven.
 Lei mangia meno di suo fratello.
  (matematica)minore di agg
 Cinque è minore di sette.
lighter than air più leggero dell'aria
longer than maggiore di agg
make more than one farne più di uno
more often than not advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (usually)di solito, spesso, sovente avv
 Our children's clothes are, more often than not, made in China.
more than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (a greater number or amount than)più di avv
more than anything advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (above all)soprattutto avv
more than anything advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (above everything else)più di ogni cosa avv
more than enough nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (plenty)più del necessario avv
 It's unfair that some people are poor and starving while others have more than enough.
more than enough [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (plenty of [sth])a sufficienza avv
  in abbondanza avv
 Please join us for dinner; there's more than enough food.
more than enough of [sth] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (plenty)in abbondanza avv
 Against Greece, the team had more than enough of the ball, but could not score a goal.
more than ever advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to the greatest extent so far)più che mai loc avv
 Your adventure stories make me want to travel more than ever. After spending the weekend with him I like him more than ever.
 Le tue storie d'avventura mi fanno più che mai venir voglia di viaggiare. Dopo aver trascorso il weekend con lui, mi piace più che mai.
more than expected advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (greater degree than anticipated)più del previsto loc avv
 It rained more than expected last night.
 La scorsa notte ha piovuto più del previsto.
more than expected nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (greater quantity than anticipated)più del previsto loc avv
 The number of people attending the match was more than expected.
 Gli spettatori alla partita erano più del previsto.
more than half exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (greater than 50%)più di metà, più della metà loc avv
 You were supposed to share the sweets equally but you have given him more than half.
 Dovevi condividere le caramelle equamente, ma a lui ne hai date più della metà.
more than meets the eye più di quello che sembra
more than one nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (a number greater than one)più di uno, più di una pron
 He says he has only had one beer, but the way he is behaving, it looks like he's had more than one.
 Dice di aver bevuto solo una birra, ma da come si comporta, sembra che ne abbia bevuta più d'una.
more than one adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (greater than one: of [sth])più di uno, più di una loc agg
 We will need more than one table as there are 12 people coming to dinner.
 Per la cena avremo bisogno più di un tavolo per i 12 invitati.
more than you can afford più di quanto ci si possa permettere
no later than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (on or before, by)entro e non oltre, non più tardi di loc avv
 Full payment must be received no later than two weeks before the start of the course. Rooms must be vacated no later than midday.
 L'intero pagamento deve essere effettuato entro e non oltre due settimane prima dell'inizio del corso. Le stanze devono essere evacuate non più tardi di mezzogiorno.
no less than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (at least)come minimo, non meno del, non inferiore del loc avv
Nota: Often used to add emphasis.
 That year, inflation was no less than 60%, and people saw a dramatic fall in the value of their savings.
 Quell'anno, l'inflazione era come minimo del 60% e la gente vide precipitare di molto il valore dei propri risparmi.
no less than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (equivalent to)come, al pari avv
 The general said that declaring a no-fly zone would be no less than an act of war.
No sooner said than done. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (I will do it immediately.)detto fatto espr
 No sooner said than done; one sandwich coming up.
 Detto fatto: un sandwich in arrivo!
none other than [sb] exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." ([sb] well known) (addirittura)niente meno che, niente di meno che, niente po' po' di meno che avv
 We have with us today a man we all know, none other than the champion racer of the entire league.
 Oggi abbiamo con noi un uomo che tutti conosciamo, niente meno che il pilota campione della divisione.
not later than preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (before, by)non più tardi di avv
nothing more than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (merely, solely)non più di, niente più che avv
  semplicemente, solamente avv
 Sympathy is nothing more than the understanding of someone else's feelings.
 La simpatia non è niente più che comprendere i sentimenti di un'altra persona.
nothing other than exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (actually, in fact)nient'altro che, non altro che
  semplicemente, solamente avv
 Some Americans think government oversight of health care is nothing other than socialism.
 Certi americani pensano che il controllo pubblico sul sistema sanitario non sia altro che una forma di socialismo.
 Certi americani pensano che il controllo pubblico sul sistema sanitario sia semplicemente una forma di socialismo.
other than adj + prep (apart from)a parte, oltre a prep
 There were no applications, other than the internal ones received earlier. Other than a couple seated at a table by the window, the restaurant was deserted.
 Non c'erano altre candidature, a parte quelle interne ricevute in precedenza. Il ristorante era deserto, a parte una coppia seduta a un tavolo vicino alla finestra.
other than that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (apart from this, otherwise)a parte questo, a parte ciò avv
rather than conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (in preference to)piuttosto che, al posto di prep
 I'll have wine rather than beer with my dinner.
shorter than minore di agg
sooner than conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that." (before, earlier than)prima di, prima che cong
 The train arrived much sooner than I had expected.
 Il treno è arrivato molto prima di quanto mi aspettassi.
The pen is mightier than the sword. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (words are powerful) (proverbio)la penna è più potente della spada espr
 Some say that the pen is mightier than the sword.
 Si dice che la penna sia più potente della spada.
There is more than meets the eye. exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (This is not what it seems.) (idiomatico)bisogna guardare al di là delle apparenze
 The carpet's wet – there's more to this than meets the eye.
whiter than white adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (appearing completely innocent) (figurato)candido nm
  innocente nm
 She looks whiter than white, but is quite evil, really.
worse than inferiore a agg
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