Synonyms of a number of
a number of
severalSeveral is used to refer to an imprecise number of people or things that is not large but is greater than two.
• I had lived two doors away from his family for several years.
variousIf a number of things are described as various, they are very different from one another.
• The methods employed are many and various.
Thesaurus for a number of from the Collins English Thesaurus
an unspecified number of; several or many