HyperDic: sever

English > 2 senses of the word sever:
VERBcontactsever, break upset or keep apart
contactsever, discerp, lopcut off from a whole
sever > pronunciation
Soundsseh'ver
Rhymesachiever ... woodcarver: 114 rhymes with ver...
English > sever: 2 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningset or keep apart.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"sever a relationship"
Synonymbreak up
Broaderseparate, disunite, divide, partForce, take, or pull apart
Similar todiscerp, sever, lopcut off from a whole
Spanishcortar, romper, separarse, separar, terminar
Catalandesunir, esporgar, podar, separar-se, separar
Nounsseverancea personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
English > sever: 2 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningcut off from a whole.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"His head was severed from his body"
Synonymsdiscerp, lop
Broadercutseparate with or as if with an instrument
Similar tosever, break upset or keep apart
Spanishcortar, podar, romper, separar
Catalanesporgar, podar
Nounsseverance, severingthe act of severing

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