Definitions for severalˈsɛv ər əl, ˈsɛv rəl

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word several

Princeton's WordNet

  1. several(a)(adj)

    (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many

    "several letters came in the mail"; "several people were injured in the accident"

  2. respective(a), several(a), various(a)(adj)

    considered individually

    "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed"

  3. several(p)(adj)

    distinct and individual

    "three several times"


  1. several(Noun)

    An area of land in private ownership (as opposed to common land).

  2. several(Noun)

    Each particular taken singly; an item; a detail; an individual.

  3. several(Noun)

    An enclosed or separate place; enclosure.

  4. several(Adverb)

    By itself; severally.

  5. Origin: From several, from separalis, from separ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Several(adj)

    separate; distinct; particular; single

  2. Several(adj)

    diverse; different; various

  3. Several(adj)

    consisting of a number more than two, but not very many; divers; sundry; as, several persons were present when the event took place

  4. Several(adverb)

    by itself; severally

  5. Several(noun)

    each particular taken singly; an item; a detail; an individual

  6. Several(noun)

    persons oe objects, more than two, but not very many

  7. Several(noun)

    an inclosed or separate place; inclosure

  8. Origin: [OF., fr. LL. separalis, fr. L. separ separate, different. See Sever, Separate.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'several' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #338

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'several' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1155

Anagrams of several »

  1. leavers

  2. reveals

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