several meaning

[ 'sevərəl ] Pronunciation:   "several" in a sentence
Adjective: several  sev(u)rul
  1. (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. Considered individually
    "specialists in their several fields"
    - respective, various 
  3. Distinct and individual
    "three several times"

See also: different, individual, single, some

Encyclopedia: Several


[Law]
adj. Separate (in contrast to 'joint'), as in joint and several, several tenancy.

Examples

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  1. the wall was marked with damp in several places.
  2. there are several possible explanations.
  3. several soldiers were decorated for bravery.
  4. there were now several schemes in the air.
  5. he wears several worthless orders.

Related Words

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  4. severable meaning
  5. severable contract meaning
  6. several tenancy meaning
  7. several-seeded meaning
  8. severalfold meaning
  9. severalise meaning
  10. severalize meaning
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