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several

adjective (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of several

(Entry 1 of 2)

more than two but not very many
  • It took several weeks for the package to arrive.
  • He arrived several hours ago.

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several

adjective (2)

Synonyms & Antonyms of several (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of several was in the 15th century

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“Several.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/several. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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