Disseverance
Disseverance Dis*sev"er*ance, n. [OF. dessevrance.] The act of disserving; separation. [1913 Webster]

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  • disseverance — index division (act of dividing), separation, split Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disseverance — “+ noun Etymology: Middle English deseveraunce, disseveraunce, from Middle French dessevrance, from dessevrer + ance : the act of dissevering : the state of being dissevered : separation complete selfishness and disseverance from anything that… …   Useful english dictionary

  • disseverance — noun see dissever …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disseverance — See dissever. * * * …   Universalium

  • disseverance — noun The act of dissevering; separation …   Wiktionary

  • disseverance — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or an instance of separating one thing from another: detachment, disjunction, disjuncture, disseverment, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, parting, partition, separation, severance, split. See ASSEMBLE …   English dictionary for students

  • disseverance — n. separation; partition …   English contemporary dictionary

  • disseverance — dis·severance …   English syllables

  • 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

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

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