dissever

verb
dis·sev·er | \di-ˈse-vər \

Definition of dissever 

intransitive verb

: to come apart : disunite

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Other Words from dissever

disseverance \-ˈse-v(ə-)rən(t)s \ noun
disseverment \-ˈse-vər-mənt \ noun

Examples of dissever in a Sentence

placed the dissevered pieces of chicken in the roasting pan

First Known Use of dissever

13th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for dissever

Middle English, from Anglo-French deseivr-, stem of desevrer, from Late Latin disseparare, from Latin dis- + separare to separate

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The first known use of dissever was in the 13th century

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