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. Amando Tetangco:

    If you look at the behavior of the financial markets over the last several days there has been no indication that there is a negative impact. But we have to recognize there is a risk.

  2. Armen Sargsyan:

    Nikol Pashinyan was right. I was wrong, the situation has several solutions, but I will not take any of them. That is not mine. I am leaving office of the country's leader, of Prime Minister. The street movement is against my tenure. I am fulfilling your demand. Peace, harmony and reasoning for our country.

  3. Cristian Maggio:

    We are going into the most uncertain month of the year, and probably of the past several years.

  4. Petra Vrabcova:

    I had worked with the drill for several years, so I was well experienced and aware of the dangers, but I guess I just got complacent.

  5. Louis Krauss:

    After it toppled over the statue broke into several pieces, which were then dragged across the plaza and dumped into the Inner Harbor.

Images & Illustrations of several

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