dissever

  • 1 Dissever — Dis*sev er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissevered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissevering}.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des (L. dis ) + sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See {Dis }, and {Sever}.] To… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Dissever — Dis*sev er, v. i. To part; to separate. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 dissever — index detach, dichotomize, disband, discontinue (abandon), discontinue (break continuity), disengage, disjoint …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 dissever — late 13c., from Anglo Fr. deseverer, O.Fr. dessevrer (10c.), from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + sevrer (see SEVER (Cf. sever)). Related: Dissevered; dissevering; disseverance; disseveration …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 dissever — [di sev′ər] vt. [ME disseveren < OFr dessevrer < LL disseparare < L dis , intens. + separare, to SEPARATE] 1. to cause to part; sever; separate 2. to divide into parts vi. to separate or part; disunite disseverance n. disseverment …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 dissever — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French deseivr , stem of desevrer, from Late Latin disseparare, from Latin dis + separare to separate Date: 13th century transitive verb sever, separate intransitive verb to come apart …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 dissever — disseverance, disseverment, disseveration, n. /di sev euhr/, v.t. 1. to sever; separate. 2. to divide into parts. v.i. 3. to part; separate. [1250 1300; ME des(s)everen < OF dessevrer < LL disseparare, equiv. to L dis DIS 1 + separare to… …

    Universalium

  • 8 dissever — verb a) To cut off, free and remove. I dissevered a length of rope. b) To divide. The abdication of Romulus Augustulus dissevered the defunct Roman from the Byzantine empire …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 dissever — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp edged instrument: carve, cleave1, cut, sever, slice, slit, split. See ASSEMBLE. 2. To make a division into parts, sections, or branches: break up, divide, part,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 10 dissever — dis·sev·er || dɪs sevÉ™ v. cut off, separate …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 11 dissever — disserve …

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  • 12 dissever — [dɪ(s) sɛvə] verb divide or sever. Derivatives disseverance noun disseverment noun Origin ME: from OFr. dessevrer, from late L. disseparare, from dis (expressing intensive force) + L. separare to separate …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 dissever — v. a. Disjoin, disunite, separate, part, sunder, dispart, divide, rend, sever, dissociate, disconnect …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 dissever — v sever, cleave, sunder, rend, rive, split, break apart, cut or hack up or apart, tear or rip apart; separate, detach, dissociate, disconnect, disjoin, disjoint; disunite, disassociate, uncouple, unfasten, disengage, disentangle; divide, Inf.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 15 dissever — dis·sever …

    English syllables

  • 16 dissever — dis•sev•er [[t]dɪˈsɛv ər[/t]] v. t. 1) to sever; separate 2) to divide into parts 3) to part; separate • Etymology: 1250–1300; ME < OF dessevrer < LL dissēparāre= L dis I+sēparāre to separate dis•sev′er•ance, dis•sev′er•ment, dis•sev… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 dissever — /dɪˈsɛvə/ (say di sevuh) verb (t) 1. to sever; separate. 2. to divide into parts. –verb (i) 3. to part; separate. –disseverance, disseverment, disseveration /dɪˌsɛvəˈreɪʃən/ (say di.sevuh rayshuhn), noun …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 18 dissever — v.tr. & intr. sever; divide into parts. Derivatives: disseverance n. disseverment n. Etymology: ME f. AF dis(c)everer, OF dessevrer f. LL disseparare (as DIS , SEPARATE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 disserve — dissever …

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  • 20 Dissevered — Dissever Dis*sev er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissevered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissevering}.] [OE. dessevrer; pref. des (L. dis ) + sevrer to sever, F. sevrer to wean, L. separate to separate. In this word the prefix is intensive. See {Dis }, and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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