set or keep apart
- cut off from an entire
- to separate your lives as one from another to stop from some thing to divide to part by any means specially by assault as by cutting rending etc regarding sever the top through the human anatomy
- To experience disjunction becoming parted or rent asunder becoming separated to component to separate
- To separate, as you from another; to cut-off from something; to divide; to part by any means, specially by physical violence, because by cutting, rending, etc.; since, to sever the head through the human anatomy.
- To reduce or break open or aside; to divide into parts; to cut through; to disjoin; since, to sever the arm or leg.
- maintain distinct or apart; to except; to exempt.
- To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate; since, to sever an property in shared tenancy.
- To endure disjunction; becoming parted, or rent asunder; to be separated; to part; to separate.
- In order to make a separation or difference; to tell apart.
to separate your lives. When two combined defendants split iu the action, each plead- ing individually their owu plea and relying upon a separate security, they truly are said to sever.
c.1300, from Anglo-French severer, Old French sevrer "to split up" (12c., later on in French limited to "to wean," in other words. "to separare from mommy"), from Vulgar Latin *seperare, from Latin separare "to separate" (see individual (v.)).
I think there can be no doubt that in any great public, or popular, or national question and movement the mere fact of calling these people different nations would not make them so, nor would the fact of a mere fordable stream running between them sever their sympathies or prevent them from acting in unison....