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sever

verb break apart, break off, cleave, cut, cut adrift, detach, dirimere, disband, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, dismember, dispair, dispart, dissever, dissociate, dissolve, disunite, divide, dividere, divorce, fissure, isolate, keep apart, lacerate, lop off, part, partition, rend, rend asunder, rive, rupture, segment, segregate, separare, set apart, slit, splinter, split, subdivide, sunder, tear, unbind, uncouple, unfasten, untie, wrench
Associated concepts: sever a claim, sever a party, sever an action, severable cause of action, severable contract
See also: abandon, break, detach, dichotomize, disband, discontinue, disengage, disjoint, dissociate, dissolve, divide, divorce, estrange, excise, interrupt, isolate, luxate, part, partition, rend, separate, split, subdivide

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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I look at all the songs I write as blank slates," Sever said.
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The economy of the two regions, therefore, benefits from contracts placed by the Ministry of Defence and thousands of jobs are maintained through these contracts,' said Ms Sever.
Sever,'' rogue agent and lethal weapon Sever (played with icy presence by Lucy Liu) sits calmly at a table in a public area in Vancouver, British Columbia, apparently just waiting to be ambushed.
Recognizing the delay, the investigators decided to sever the peripheral axons of the nerve cells 1 week before the experiment damaged the axons in the spinal cord.
Rackley agreed to let Nauta try to sever the same connection in her lower back.
Because if you sever a chunk off the MTA and create a Valley Transit Zone, then that ``R'' could slip forward a couple of letters and become ``serve.