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Definitions of sever

  1. set or keep apart; "sever a relationship" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. To separate, as one from another; to cut off from something; to divide; to part in any way, especially by violence, as by cutting, rending, etc.; as, to sever the head from the body. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To cut or break open or apart; to divide into parts; to cut through; to disjoin; as, to sever the arm or leg. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To keep distinct or apart; to except; to exempt. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate; as, to sever an estate in joint tenancy. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To suffer disjunction; to be parted, or rent asunder; to be separated; to part; to separate. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To divide or separate with violence; cut open or through. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To separate with violence: to cut apart: to divide: (B.) to keep distinct. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11. To make a separation or distinction: to be rent asunder. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Severance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. To disjoin; separate; part. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To part or divide by violence; to separate; to disjoin; to disunite. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To make a separation or distinction; to suffer disjunction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. To part forcibly from the rest; to rend asunder; to divide; to keep distinct or apart; to distinguish; to make a separation. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. sev'[.e]r, v.t. to separate with violence: to cut apart: to divide: (B.) to keep distinct.--v.i. to make a separation, to act independently: to be rent asunder.--adj. SEV'ERABLE.--n. SEV'ERANCE, act of severing: separation. [Fr. sevrer, to wean--L. separ[=a]re, to separate.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. Separate, divide, part, disjoin, disunite, (t. & rarely i.; s. husband& wife, friends or friendship, rope, neck, connexion; sea severs England& or from France; the rope severed under the strain); cut or break off, take away, (part) from or from whole (severed his head, his head from his body; s. oneself from the Church); (Law; of person in joint action) conduct case independently of the rest. Hence severable a., severance n. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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