Definition of several:

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: adjective

Distinct; separate; various; sundry.

part of speech: adjective

Distinct; separate; as, two several items; consisting of more than two, but not many; different; various; numerous.

part of speech: adjective

Distinct: particular: different: various: consisting of a number: sundry.

Usage examples for several:

  • The gate opened several times. "Jerusalem", Selma Lagerlöf.
  • They had walked along in silence for several minutes when the Alphian stopped abruptly and turned to his companion. "The Land of the Changing Sun", William N. Harben.
  • During my watch, the second, several horses tried to pass the camp. "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  • I have been in love several times. "Shirley", Charlotte Brontë.

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