several

[ US /ˈsɛvɝəɫ, ˈsɛvɹəɫ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛvɹə‍l/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. distinct and individual
    three several times
  2. (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
  3. considered individually
    specialists in their several fields
    the respective club members
    the various reports all agreed
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How To Use several In A Sentence

  • It got so bad that 12 patrolmen and two police dogs were kept on duty outside the home for several days.
  • Several selections contain strings of double notes, primarily thirds and sixths.
  • If we have spent several class periods introducing conventions of reasoned evidence in argumentative writing, we usually look for such features in student papers.
  • Which is stupid, considering the drivers around here A: Don't normally stop for people and in fact have been caught trying to sneak ~around~ them and B: I've been nicked several times and almost hit three times different instances last summer attempting to obey the biking laws, none of those for mistakes on my part as I've been scared shitless at the lack of aware driving that's crept over my town. The funny thing about Pain..... (Let's talk trauma!)
  • Chlorophyll is only one of several pigments found in plants, but it is by far the most important.
  • Leaked Reports Detail Iran's Aid for Iraqi Militias," blared the headline on afront page story inThe New York Times, which went on to report on several incidents recounted in WikiLeaks documents that journalist Michael Gordon called "the shadow war between the United States and Iraqi militias backed by Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Ali Gharib: What Did WikiLeaks Really Tell Us About Iran?
  • He has received several teaching awards, as well as the unprecedented award of being ‘the most quotable professor’ by MathSoc.
  • Spanish-American War of 1898 Edison suggested to the Navy Department the adoption of a compound of calcium carbide and calcium phosphite, which when placed in a shell and fired from a gun would explode as soon as it struck water and ignite, producing a blaze that would continue several minutes and make the ships of the enemy visible for four or five miles at sea. Edison, His Life and Inventions
  • Savona also includes several family recipes from Malta, such as Nanna's rice salad, which I'm anxious to try. BellaOnline - The Voice of Women
  • For example, I see in yonder cupboard near which you are standing, several of what you call boxes (but like everything else in Flatland, they have no tops nor bottoms) full of money; I see also two tablets of accounts. Flatland: a romance of many dimensions (Illustrated)
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