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1. sever

verb. ['ˈsɛvɝ'] set or keep apart.

Synonyms

  • break up
  • part
  • lop
  • disunite
  • discerp
  • separate

Antonyms

  • agreement
  • unify
  • begin
  • assemble

Etymology

  • severen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sevrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Sever

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  • endeavour
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  • whoever
  • trevor
  • klever
  • however
  • grever
  • forever
  • clever
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  • lever
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Example sentences of the word sever


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure 6 inches from the tip of the stem and sever it using a pair of pruning shears.

2. Adjective
Some cuts are mild as a cat scratch while others nearly sever fingers.

3. Verb, base form
Only then do you sever the cutting to plant it.

Quotes containing the word sever


1. When we face pain in relationships our first response is often to sever bonds rather than to maintain commitment.
- bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions

2. God, send me anywhere, only go with me. Lay any burden on me, only sustain me. And sever any tie in my heart except the tie that binds my heart to Yours.
- David Livingstone

2. sever

verb. ['ˈsɛvɝ'] cut off from a whole.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • lop
  • discerp

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • stay
  • unite

Etymology

  • severen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sevrer (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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