Definition of sever in English:

sever

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛvə
 
/

verb

[with object]

Derivatives

severable

adjective
More example sentences
  • Mr Browne submits that the first two of these meanings are severable and distinct.
  • She submitted that a decision may have many separate and severable elements within it.
  • In my view, the liability and damages are distinct issues that are severable from one another.

Origin

Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French severer, from Latin separare 'disjoin, divide'.

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