AskDefine | Define sever

Dictionary Definition

sever

Verb

1 set or keep apart; "sever a relationship" [syn: break up]
2 cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body" [syn: discerp, lop]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

Verb

  1. To cut free.
    After he graduated, he severed all links to his family.

Translations

cut free

Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

sever

Antonyms

Serbian

Noun

sever

See also

Antonyms

Slovak

Noun

sever (plural severy)
  1. North
    na sever
    to the north
    na severe
    in the north
    na sever od Ontária
    (moving) north of Ontario

Declension

sever stem
severu dat sg
severe loc sg
declension pattern

Slovene

Noun

  1. north (compass point)

Extensive Definition

Sever may refer to:
Parishes in Portugal:
Sever may also refer to:
sever in Portuguese: Sever
sever in Slovak: Sever

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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