What does SEVERAL mean?

Definitions for SEVERAL
ˈsɛv ər əl, ˈsɛv rəlSEVERAL

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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"

Wiktionary

  1. several(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  2. several(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  3. several(Noun)

    An enclosed or separate place; enclosure.

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  4. several(Adverb)

    By itself; severally.

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Several(adj)

    separate; distinct; particular; single

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

  2. Several(adj)

    diverse; different; various

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

  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

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

  4. Several(adverb)

    by itself; severally

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

  5. Several(noun)

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

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

  6. Several(noun)

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

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

  7. Several(noun)

    an inclosed or separate place; inclosure

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Several

    sev′ėr-al, adj. distinct: particular: different: various: consisting of a number: sundry.—n. a woman's loose outer garment, capable of being worn as a shawl, or in other forms.—adv. Sev′erally.—n. Sev′eralty, sole tenancy of property. [O. Fr.,—L. separāre, to 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 for SEVERAL »

  1. leavers

  2. reveals

How to pronounce SEVERAL?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say SEVERAL in sign language?

  1. several

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SEVERAL in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SEVERAL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of SEVERAL in a Sentence

  1. Middletown Police Chief William McKenna:

    This particular batch may have had a mixture of several kinds of designer drug chemicals, making the health risks unpredictable and treatment to combat the effects, complex and problematic.

  2. Blake Griffin:

    We've been in this situation several times now, a couple times at home, once on the road, we've got to come out and play. It's about who wants it more. I expect us to be ready.

  3. Jacob Bronowski:

    Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.

  4. Cristian Maggio:

    We have revised forecasts for emerging currencies several times but it is a moving target, this is an issue of strong dollar and we seem to be in one of those secular dollar strengthening periods.

  5. The PFA:

    As with other industries, the current COVID-19 crisis is having a severe impact on the finances of the game, several clubs have already approached players with a view to imposing pay deferrals.

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