Meaning of several

sev•er•al

Pronunciation: (sev'ur-ul, sev'rul), [key]
— adj.
  1. being more than two but fewer than many in number or kind: several ways of doing it.
  2. respective; individual: They went their several ways.
  3. separate; different: several occasions.
  4. single; particular.
  5. binding two or more persons who may be sued separately on a common obligation.
—n.
  1. several persons or things; a few; some.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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