What does a few mean?

Definitions for a few

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word a few.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. a few(a), a couple of(a)(adj)

    more than one but indefinitely small in number

    "a few roses"; "a couple of roses"


  1. a few(Pronoun)

    A small number of things


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a few in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a few in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Walter Bagehot:

    The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.

  2. Evan Weron:

    (Nicole) came into the house a few times, a few separate occasions, crying about how it was very upsetting to her.

  3. Niccolo Machiavelli:

    Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.

  4. Barry Goodman:

    Our models have become a bit more risk averse, with only a few exceptions, like natural gas, signal strengths are relatively modest – there are few major short or long signals.

  5. Kathleen Norris:

    None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting a few months or a few years to change all the tenor of our lives.

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