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Numerous vs. Several

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  • Numerous (adjective)

    Indefinitely large numerically, many.

  • Several (determiner)

    Separate, distinct; particular. 15th-19th century

  • Several (determiner)

    A number of different; various. (Now merged into later senses, below) from 16th century

  • Several (determiner)

    Consisting of a number more than two but not very many; diverse. from 17th century

  • Several (adverb)

    By itself; severally.

  • Several (noun)

    An area of land in private ownership (as opposed to common land).

  • Several (noun)

    Each particular taken singly; an item; a detail; an individual. en

  • Several (noun)

    An enclosed or separate place; enclosure. en

  • Several (noun)

    A woman's loose outer garment, capable of being worn as a shawl, or in other forms.

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  • Numerous (adjective)

    Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army; numerous objections.

  • Numerous (adjective)

    Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical.

  • Several (adjective)

    Separate; distinct; particular; single.

  • Several (adjective)

    Diverse; different; various.

  • Several (adjective)

    Consisting of a number more than two, but not very many; divers; sundry; as, several persons were present when the event took place.

  • Several (adverb)

    By itself; severally.

  • Several (noun)

    Each particular taken singly; an item; a detail; an individual.

  • Several (noun)

    Persons oe objects, more than two, but not very many.

  • Several (noun)

    An inclosed or separate place; inclosure.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Numerous (adjective)

    amounting to a large indefinite number;

    "numerous times"

    "the family was numerous"

  • Several (adjective)

    considered individually;

    "the respective club members"

    "specialists in their several fields"

    "the various reports all agreed"

  • Several (adjective)

    distinct and individual;

    "three several times"

  • Several (adjective)

    (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"

Princeton's WordNet
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