Several Sev"er*al, n. 1. Each particular taken singly; an item; a detail; an individual. [Obs.] There was not time enough to hear . . . The severals. --Shak. 2. Persons oe objects, more than two, but not very many. Several of them neither rose from any conspicuous family, nor left any behind them. --Addison. 3. An inclosed or separate place; inclosure. [Obs.] They had their several for heathen nations, their several for the people of their own nation. --Hooker. In several, in a state of separation. [R.] ``Where pastures in several be.' --Tusser., Several Sev"er*al, a. [OF., fr. LL. separalis, fr. L. separ separate, different. See Sever, Separate.] 1. Separate; distinct; particular; single. Each several ship a victory did gain. --Dryden. Each might his several province well command, Would all but stoop to what they understand. --Pope. 2. Diverse; different; various. --Spenser. Habits and faculties, several, and to be distinguished. --Bacon. Four several armies to the field are led. --Dryden. 3. Consisting of a number more than two, but not very many; divers; sundry; as, several persons were present when the event took place.