verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of sever
OTHER WORDS FROM severhalf-severed, adjectiveun·sev·ered, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for sever
They also need to consider severing the bond between audience data and owned inventory.Splitting the atom: Decoupling audience from inventory unleashes power of pubs|Trevor Grigoruk|February 9, 2021|Digiday
The National Zoo said Thursday that after 63 years it is severing its relationship with its longtime nonprofit partner, Friends of the National Zoo.
If Google withdraws search, it may, at least initially, sever ties between many businesses and their audiences.
The decision to sever ties was made after health officials became aware that the group had switched to for-profit status, Farley said Tuesday.Philadelphia let ‘college kids’ distribute vaccines. The result was a ‘disaster,’ volunteers say.|Antonia Noori Farzan|January 27, 2021|Washington Post
The device, made with a severed piece of a Venus flytrap, can grasp tiny, delicate objects, researchers report January 25 in Nature Electronics.A robot arm toting a Venus flytrap can grab delicate objects|Emily Conover|January 25, 2021|Science News
But the decision now to sever economic ties with the eastern regions was a surprise—and a gamble.
They [the regime] try to sever connections between those living outside and those based inside Iran.
It is unlikely that this ‘revolution’ in Kiev will sever a centuries-old bond.
A large coalition of Palestinian civil society groups is now calling on Oxfam to sever ties with her “immediately.”Why Oxfam Should Drop Scarlett Johansson For Her Pro-SodaStream Stance|Ali Abunimah|January 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She must immediately sever any relationship with the Scouts, the letter said.Boy Scouts Vote on Whether to Reverse Ban on Openly Gay Boys|Winston Ross|May 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ax was to sever the head from the lifeless body, and all the headless trunks were to be interred together.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
There was no mystery about the tragic occurrence except that it seemed to sever an old friendship that once was firm as a rock.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
Take the scalpel and sever the spinal column without cutting the larynx.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
His conduct entangled the skeins of Spanish intrigue into a knot which only war could sever.
On the morning of the twentieth the Emperor himself, with Lannes and Wrede, set out to sever the enemy's line.