Meaning of sever
Pronunciation: (sev'ur), [key]
- to separate (a part) from the whole, as by cutting or the like.
- to divide into parts, esp. forcibly; cleave.
- to break off or dissolve (ties, relations, etc.).
- to divide into parts; disunite (an estate, titles of a statute, etc.).
- to distinguish; discriminate between.
- to become separated from each other; become divided into parts.
- sever (Thesaurus)