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English verb: sever

1. sever (contact) set or keep apart


SamplesSever a relationship.


Synonymsbreak up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)disunite, divide, part, separate


Verb groupdiscerp, lop, sever

2. sever (contact) cut off from a whole


SamplesHis head was severed from his body.
The soul discerped from the body.


Synonymsdiscerp, lop


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cut


Verb groupbreak up, sever









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