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Sever

Sev´er
v. t.1.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.
[imp. & p. p. Severed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Severing.]
The angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just.
- Matt. xiii. 49.
2.To cut or break open or apart; to divide into parts; to cut through; to disjoin; as, to sever the arm or leg.
3.To keep distinct or apart; to except; to exempt.
4.(Law) To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate; as, to sever an estate in joint tenancy.
v. i.1.To suffer disjunction; to be parted, or rent asunder; to be separated; to part; to separate.
2.To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish.
Verb1.sever - set or keep apart; "sever a relationship"
Synonyms: break up
2.sever - cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"
Synonyms: lop, discerp

TO SEVER, practice. When defendants who are sued jointly have separate defences, they may in general sever, that is, each one rely on his own separate defence; each may plead severally and insist on his own separate plea. See Severance.

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