What does Several mean?

Definitions for Several
ˈsɛv ər əl, ˈsɛv rəlSev·er·al

Here are all the 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"

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. Cheng Peng:

    We've won several silver medals and we've been longing for a gold medal, we put in a lot of effort and this gold medal is like a new starting point for us and will push us further. Hopefully we'll win many more.

  2. Allison Woolbert:

    Her story is not unique, people see a 17-year-old who has struggled for several years, desperately trying to be herself. They are seeing a real-life instance of what this is like for a teen.

  3. The CDC:

    The epidemiological evidence available at this time suggests that a common meal item or ingredient served at Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurants in several states is a likely source of this outbreak.

  4. Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty:

    Investors will increasingly look forward to the 2017 iPhone cycle. We see several potentially revolutionary features, especially in display and battery life, that Apple could launch in just over a year from now.

  5. Rahul Kapoor:

    We can confirm several owners have postponed dry docking earlier scheduled for the months of October and November to take advantage of the skyrocketing freight rates.

Images & Illustrations of Several

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