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SEVERALLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does severally mean? 

SEVERALLY (adverb)
  The adverb SEVERALLY has 3 senses:

1. apart from others
2. apart from others
3. in the order given

  Familiarity information: SEVERALLY used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


SEVERALLY (adverb)


Sense 1severally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Apart from others

Synonyms:

severally; independently

Context example:

the clothes were hung severally


Sense 2severally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Apart from others

Synonyms:

separately; on an individual basis; individually; severally; singly; one by one

Context examples:

taken individually, the rooms were, in fact, square / the fine points are treated singly


Sense 3severally [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In the order given

Synonyms:

respectively; severally

Context example:

the brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively


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