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dissever (v.)

late 13c., disseveren, "divide asunder, separate," from Anglo-French deseverer, Old French dessevrer (10c.), from des- "apart" (see dis-) + sevrer "to separate" (see sever). Intransitive sense of "to part" is from early 15c. Related: Dissevered; dissevering; disseverment; disseveration.

updated on July 06, 2022

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Definitions of dissever from WordNet

dissever (v.)
separate into parts or portions;
Synonyms: divide / split / split up / separate / carve up
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