sever

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  • Her family cut their hair to sever a connection between themselves and her spirit.
  • He must sever them both, and in one way only could this be done. Cited from Fort Amity, by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • His hands had also been severed from his body after death.
  • The school and the police tried to find the severed hand but could never find it.
  • It seemed like severing the last link that bound him to his native village. Cited from Bound to Rise, by Horatio Alger
  • From him, who loves me now so well, What power my love can sever? Cited from Gathering Jewels, by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • An open door struck him and knocked him under the train, severing his arm.
  • He severs the shoulder from his body, so that it fell down on the ground. Cited from Four Arthurian Romances, by Chretien DeTroyes
  • Such relationships can be severed at any time by either partner for any reason.
  • They then announced they would sever all cultural and artistic ties between the two countries.
  • What difference did the twenty severing years make, after all? Cited from The Vehement Flame, by Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
  • Her head and legs had been severed and her eyes removed.
  • Though they did not sever their connections with the land of their birth.
  • When he found out what she had done, he chose to sever the ties between them.
  • The line's connection to the south junction was severed during these works.
  • He told them to sever all contact with their families because they were in danger just through being associated with him.
  • For the next several hours, all communication with the city was severed.
  • After that they do considerable damage to crops by severing young plants at ground level.
  • In addition, his right leg had been severed from his body.
  • This connection has been severed and the tracks are now used for storage.
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Meaning of sever

  • verb Set or keep apart
    sever a relationship