- more than two but not very many
- It took several days/weeks for the package to arrive.
- He arrived several hours ago.
- several million people
- We added several more names to the list.
- The meat can be cooked several ways.
- There are several similar stores at the mall.
- a federal union of the several states
- After college, we each went our several ways. [=(more commonly) went our separate ways; stopped being together]