1 considered individually; "the respective club members"; "specialists in their several fields"; "the various reports all agreed" [syn: respective(a), several(a), various(a)]
2 distinct and individual; "three several times" [syn: several(p)]
3 (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" [syn: several(a)]
- /ˈsɛvɹəl/, /"sEvr@l/
- Hyphenation: sev·er·al
- Consisting of seven a divers; sundry;
- Several people were present when the event took place.
- Separate; distinct; particular; single.
- joint and several liability
- Diverse; different; various.
- Of people or objects, more than two, but not very many.
- One chair was in the hallway, and several were scattered around the waiting room.
consisting of a number more than two, but not very many
- Finnish: usea
- Russian: несколько
separate; distinct; particular; single
- Russian: некоторый
diverse; different; various
- Russian: различный
of people or objects, more than two, but not very many
- Russian: несколько
- ttbc Arabic:
- ttbc Chinese: 數個, 数个 (shù gè), 幾個, 几个 (jǐ ge)
- ttbc Croatian: nekoliko
- ttbc Czech: několik
- ttbc Dutch: verscheidene
- ttbc French: plusieurs
- ttbc Galician: varios
- ttbc German: verschiedene
- ttbc Hungarian: több
- ttbc Italian: diversi
- ttbc Japanese: 数個の (すうこの, sūko no)
- ttbc Korean: 여럿의 (yeoreosui)
- ttbc Polish: kilka
- ttbc Portuguese: vários
- ttbc Slovak: niekoľko
- ttbc Spanish: varios
- ttbc Swedish: enskild
- By itself; severally.
a certain number, a few, a number, absolute, assorted, at odds, at variance, certain, concrete, considerable, contrary, contrasted, contrasting, defined, definite, departing, detailed, determinate, deviating, deviative, different, differentiated, differing, disaccordant, disagreeing, discordant, discrepant, discrete, discriminated, disjoined, disparate, dissimilar, dissonant, distinct, distinguished, distributional, distributive, divergent, diverging, divers, diverse, diversified, equal, esoteric, especial, even stephen, exceptional, express, extraordinary, few, fifty-fifty, fixed, half, half-and-half, halvers, heterogeneous, in disagreement, inaccordant, incompatible, incongruous, inconsistent, inconsonant, independent, individual, inharmonious, inner, intimate, irreconcilable, legion, many, many and various, minute, more, motley, multifarious, multitudinal, multitudinous, nonuniqueness, not a few, noteworthy, numerous, numerousness, of all sorts, one or two, parcel, particular, passel, per capita, per head, personal, pluralism, plurality, pluralness, poles apart, poles asunder, populous, precise, private, pro rata, proportional, proportionate, prorated, respective, separate, separated, single, singular, solipsistic, some, special, specific, sundry, two or three, umpteen, unconformable, unequal, unlike, upwards of, variant, varied, variegated, variety, various, varying, voluminous, widely apart, worlds apart