[sev-er-uh-buh l, sev-ruh-]
- capable of being severed.
- Law. separable or capable of being treated as separate from a whole legal right or obligation: a severable contract obligation.
Origin of severable
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Related Words for severablebreakable, distinct, divided, separated, distinguishable, detachable, dissoluble, dissolvable, dividable, partible, severable, divisible, removable, dissociable
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Historical Examples of severable
It was born of musical chanting, and it grew as song, never unsung or conceived of as severable from its melody.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)
Henry Osborn Taylor
- able to be severed
- law capable of being separated, as a clause in an agreementa severable contract
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