Definition of Sever in English :

Define Sever in English

Sever meaning in English

Meaning of Sever in English

Pronunciation of Sever in English

Sever pronunciation in English

Pronounce Sever in English


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1. break up, sever

set or keep apart

Example Sentences:
'sever a relationship'

2. discerp, lop, sever

cut off from a whole

Example Sentences:
'His head was severed from his body'
'The soul discerped from the body'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of sever
to put or be put apart; separate
to divide or be divided into parts
3. (transitive)
to break off or dissolve (a tie, relationship, etc)

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see synonyms of sever
verb transitive, verb intransitive
to separate; make or become distinct; divide
severed from his family by the war
to part or break off, as by cutting or with force; cut in two
to sever a cable, to sever all relationship

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of sever
tr.v. sev·ered, sev·er·ing, sev·ers
1. To cut off (a part) from a whole: severed the branch from the tree.
2. To divide into parts; break or interrupt: sever a cord; severed the army's supply lines.
3. To break up (a relationship, for example); dissolve. See Synonyms at separate.

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