Examples of sever in a Sentence
He severed the lowest tree limbs.
His finger was severed in the accident.
Activists are asking the government to sever all diplomatic relations with the country.
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So, here's my theory: Nicky came back from Vietnam, but came back with a slew of mental health problems that forced Jack to sever ties with his brother.
Many of its corporate partners have severed ties to the NRA.
That severed a major financial lifeline to the for-profit school and hundreds of its students who relied on the loans for tuition and living expenses.
Many companies have severed ties with the gun rights group following the Feb. 14 shooting that resulted in the deaths of 14 students and three teachers at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.
Other companies are severing their ties with the NRA, mostly through eliminating discounts offered to members.
Our hero is Leo (Alexander Skarsgård), a man who at a young age suffered a motor-boating accident that severed his vocal cords; the audience sees, in flashback, that his Amish family refused surgery that could have healed him.
The University of Chicago and Pennsylvania State University severed ties with the institute that same year.
Luckily, the Discovery has the exact tools that L’Rell needs to perform this mental procedure (even though no one in the Federation has ever heard of it the operation until 10 minutes ago), and L’Rell appears to sever Voq from Tyler’s consciousness.
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Synonym Discussion of sever
- separated her personal life from her career
- vowed never to part
- civil war divided the nation
- a severed limb
- a city sundered by racial conflict
- cannot divorce scientific research from moral responsibility
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legal Definition of sever
severanceplay \ˈse-vrəns, -və-rens\ noun
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