Definition of Severing

1. Noun. The act of severing.

Exact synonyms: Severance
Generic synonyms: Cut, Cutting
Derivative terms: Sever, Sever



Definition of Severing

1. Verb. (present participle of sever) ¹

2. Noun. The act by which something is severed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Severing

1. sever [v] - See also: sever

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Severing

severe
severe acute respiratory syndrome
severe combined immunodeficiency disease
severe combined immunodeficient mice
severe postanoxic encephalopathy
severed
severely
severeness
severenesses
severer
severest
severeth
severies
severin
severing (current term)
severings
severities
severity
severity of illness index
severs
severy
seviche
seviches
sevirumab
sevocation
sevoflurane
sevruga
sevrugas
sevum

Literary usage of Severing

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1. Supplement to the Universal Catalogue of Books on Art: Compiled for the Use by John Hungerford Pollen (1877)
"... (severing. Conté). Descrizione di an dipinto in tavola nella chiesa ... (severing, Conte). Descrizione di una tavola dipinta a tempra da Niccolo ..."

2. The Literary Digest History of the World War: Compiled from Original and (1919)
"... 1916—an event which, as it eventually came to be understood from the German point of view, brought about a severing of diplomatic relations between the ..."

3. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1877)
"... The modes of severing the jointure; and (2), The advantage or disadvantage thereof; WC lf. The modes of severing the Jointure. ..."

4. The Practice at Law, in Equity, and in Special Proceedings in All the Courts by William Wait (1874)
"On a several contract alleged to be joint — severing actions or parties. Where, in any such action, one defendant only has been served, the plaintiff may, ..."

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