noun see dissever

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  • Disseverment — Dis*sev er*ment, n. [Cf. OF. dessevrement.] Disseverance. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disseverment — See disseverance. * * * …   Universalium

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

  • disseverment — dissevˈerance, disseverāˈtion or dissevˈerment noun A dissevering or parting • • • Main Entry: ↑dissever …   Useful english dictionary

  • dissever — verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French deseivr , stem of desevrer, from Late Latin disseparare, from Latin dis + separare to separate Date: 13th century transitive verb sever, separate intransitive verb to come apart …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

  • detachment — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. separation, isolation, disjunction; preoccupation, aloofness, abstraction; part; detail. See inattention, combatant. Ant., interest, concern, attachment. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Indifference] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

  • disjunction — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act or state of separation Nouns 1. disjunction, disconnection, disunity, disunion, disassociation, disengagement; isolation, separateness, dispersion. 2. fissure, rent, crevice, gash (see interval). 3.… …   English dictionary for students

  • division — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. severance, separation, disunion, discord, disjunction, schism; apportionment, partitionment; part, section; unit, group. See class, combatant. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [The act or result of dividing] Syn …   English dictionary for students

  • divorce — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Dissolution of marriage Nouns 1. divorce, divorcement, [legal or trial] separation, dissolution, annulment, parting of the ways, breakup, split up; contested or uncontested divorce, no fault divorce,… …   English dictionary for students

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