What does sever mean?

Definitions for sever
ˈsɛv ərsev·er

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sever.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. sever, break up(verb)

    set or keep apart

    "sever a relationship"

  2. discerp, sever, lop(verb)

    cut off from a whole

    "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"

Wiktionary

  1. sever(Verb)

    To cut free.

    After he graduated, he severed all links to his family.

  2. sever(Verb)

    To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sever(verb)

    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

  2. Sever(verb)

    to cut or break open or apart; to divide into parts; to cut through; to disjoin; as, to sever the arm or leg

  3. Sever(verb)

    to keep distinct or apart; to except; to exempt

  4. Sever(verb)

    to disunite; to disconnect; to terminate; as, to sever an estate in joint tenancy

  5. Sever(verb)

    to suffer disjunction; to be parted, or rent asunder; to be separated; to part; to separate

  6. Sever(verb)

    to make a separation or distinction; to distinguish

  7. Origin: [OF. sevrer, severer, to separate, F. sevrer to wean, fr. L. separare. See Separate, and cf. Several.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sever

    sev′ėr, 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. separāre, to separate.]

Anagrams for sever »

  1. veers

  2. serve

  3. verse

How to pronounce sever?

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How to say sever in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sever in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sever in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of sever in a Sentence

  1. Jimo Borjigin:

    You have to sever [the chemical communication between] the brain and heart in order to save the heart.

  2. Frederika Bremer:

    There are words which sever hearts more than sharp swords; there are words the point of which sting the heart through the course of a whole life.

  3. Ryan McCormick:

    If they really want to distance themselves [from the Duggar family] they sever all ties. They do what the WWE did, which was completely sever all ties from Hulk Hogan.

  4. Guy Mayeda:

    To be an effective care provider, physicians need to communicate with patients honestly and without the fear of generating hurt feelings that might sever a typical friendship.

  5. Ryan McCormick:

    Breaking the Silence. if they really want to distance themselves [from the Duggar family] they sever all ties. They do what the WWE did, which was completely sever all ties from Hulk Hogan.

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