SEVERAL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SEVERAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
several
 a.  different; respective
 a.  more than a few but not very many; some
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Zeena answered in her every-day tone and, warming to the theme, regaled them with several vivid descriptions of intestinal disturbances among her friends and relatives.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
2  He still took refuge there in summer, but when Mattie came to live at the farm he had to give her his stove, and consequently the room was uninhabitable for several months of the year.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
3  Cade Calvert was there and, after I settled about Dilcey, we all set on the gallery and had several toddies.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  Pork, the only trained house negro on the place, had general supervision over the other servants, but even he had grown slack and careless after several years of exposure to Gerald's happy-go-lucky mode of living.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
5  As he was several cuts above the Slatterys in education, it was only natural that he should not want to marry Emmie, no matter how often he might walk with her in the twilight.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
6  Opposite the winding stair stood a walnut sideboard, too large for use in the dining room, bearing on its wide top several lamps and a long row of candles in candlesticks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
7  Palmetto fans were wagging more slowly, and several gentlemen were nodding from the heat and overloaded stomachs.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
8  Evidently, she was not the only one to whom this idea occurred, for several of the boys were beginning to stick out their chins.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  "Of course, it will mean fighting," said Charles, after several more embarrassed attempts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
10  He stuttered several times, closed his mouth and opened it again, and again became geranium colored.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
11  Charles' aunt, Miss Pittypat Hamilton, had written her several times, urging her to permit Scarlett to come to Atlanta for a long visit, and now for the first time Ellen considered it seriously.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
12  Visitors presented no problem, for houses were large, servants numerous and the feeding of several extra mouths a minor matter in that land of plenty.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
13  He laughed too, and so loudly that several of the chaperons in the corner looked their way.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
14  Scrapes about women, several shootings, gun running to the revolutionists in Central America and, worst of all, professional gambling were included in his career, as Atlanta heard it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
15  Pittypat fluttered, too upset by the accusation to recall that Mrs. Merriwether had also been Rhett Butler's hostess on several occasions.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  They have found several fragments of a Roman vase in the area.
17  There were several kids lolling around outside the club.
18  She made several interesting points in the article.
19  The artist retouched the painting several times.
20  The artist has several tubes of red paint.
21  He referred the matter to the Attorney General for possible action against several newspapers.
22  Harry Reasoner, the lead attorney for the insurers, said they were justified in withholding payment on several grounds.
23  The author discovered that the translator had foisted several passages into his book.
24  The table is available in several different heights.
25  They've been engaged in a legal battle with the council for several months.
26  We managed to piece together the truth from several sketchy accounts.
27  They have several top players on the subs' bench.
28  She has several friends in the town.
29  Car manufacturers stamp a vehicle identification number at several places on new cars to help track down stolen vehicles.
30  Nurses have several years of training.