dissever

verb
dis·​sev·​er | \ di-ˈse-vər How to pronounce dissever (audio) \
dissevered; dissevering; dissevers

Definition of dissever

intransitive verb

: to come apart : disunite

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Other Words from dissever

disseverance \ di-​ˈse-​v(ə-​)rən(t)s How to pronounce disseverance (audio) \ noun
disseverment \ di-​ˈse-​vər-​mənt How to pronounce disseverment (audio) \ 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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“Dissever.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dissevering. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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