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Definition 1: distinct and individual - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where several or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • three several times

(several is similar to ...) unlike in nature or quality or form or degree

"took different approaches to the problem" "came to a different conclusion" "different parts of the country" "on different sides of the issue" "this meeting was different from the earlier one"

Definition 2: considered individually - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where several or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for several in the sense of this definition

(several is similar to ...) being or characteristic of a single thing or person

"individual drops of rain" "please mark the individual pages" "they went their individual ways"

Definition 3: (used with count nouns) of an indefinite number more than 2 or 3 but not many - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where several or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • several letters came in the mail
  • several people were injured in the accident

(several is similar to ...) (quantifier) used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns to indicate an unspecified number or quantity

"have some milk" "some roses were still blooming" "having some friends over" "some apples" "some paper"

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