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)adjective

    (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)adjective

    considered individually

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

  3. several(p)adjective

    distinct and individual

    "three several times"

Wiktionary

  1. severalnoun

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

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  2. severalnoun

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

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  3. severalnoun

    An enclosed or separate place; enclosure.

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

  4. severaladverb

    By itself; severally.

    Etymology: From several, from separalis, from separ.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Severaladjective

    separate; distinct; particular; single

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

  2. Severaladjective

    diverse; different; various

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

  3. Severaladjective

    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. Severaladverb

    by itself; severally

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

  5. Severalnoun

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

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

  6. Severalnoun

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

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

  7. Severalnoun

    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

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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. Feng Wei:

    It will be normal that several radical young people will be returned as lawmakers (in September), politics is the process of putting theories into practice. Young people participating in politics, including radicals, will gradually mature.

  2. Kawin Ngernanek:

    Yes, yes, yes, yes, kingfisher Holdings Ltd. buys several types of products.

  3. Lawrence Moore:

    Given the several decades That Sanders's been in politics, I don't think that That Sanders has the relationships with our community that That Sanders should have, i'm still very impressed by That Sanders positions on issues, but many other people have had those same positions. Sometimes Sanders' supporters act like That Sanders invented the idea of universal health care. But when I was in college at the University of South Carolina, I backed Ted Kennedy's 1980 presidential campaign against Jimmy Carter. I did so partly because of Kennedy's understanding that we need universal health care. And that idea had already been around before Ted Kennedy.

  4. Steve Ahnen:

    Every day for the next several weeks, we’re likely to see a new high in COVID hospitalizations in New Hampshire, with over 1,000 new cases a day, that number’s not going to do anything but continue to go up.

  5. Brad McMillan:

    The central banks have been taking extraordinary policy actions in the last several years...and now we’re seeing that it hasn’t been as effective as everyone had been assuming, when you add in the fact that the European banking system is under serious threat right now, you could actually see a path to the kind of systemic crisis that we had in 2008.

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