severally
adverb Date: 14th century 1. one at a time ; each by itself ; separately 2. apart from others ; independently

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  • severally — sev‧e‧ral‧ly [ˈsevrəli] adverb jointly and severally LAW if two companies own or are responsible for something jointly and severally, they each have an equal share in it: • In many states, firms are jointly and severally liable for injuries… …   Financial and business terms

  • Severally — Sev er*al*ly, adv. Separately; distinctly; apart from others; individually. [1913 Webster] There must be an auditor to check and revise each severally by itself. De Quincey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • severally — index respectively Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • severally — “separately,” late 14c., from SEVERAL (Cf. several) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …   Etymology dictionary

  • severally — individually, respectively, *each, apiece …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • severally — [sev′ər əlē, sev′rəlē] adv. 1. separately; distinctly 2. respectively; individually …   English World dictionary

  • severally — 1. Distinctly, separately, apart from others. When applied to a number of persons the expression severally liable usually implies that each one is liable alone 2. Owning real or personal property without anyone else sharing in the ownership. A… …   Black's law dictionary

  • severally — adverb separately I will dispatch you severally you to Lord Lucius; to Lord Lucullus you; I hunted with his honour to day …   Wiktionary

  • severally — adv. Severally is used with these adjectives: ↑liable …   Collocations dictionary

  • severally — / sev(ə)rəli/ adverb separately, not jointly ♦ they are jointly and severally liable they are liable both as a group and as individuals for the total amount …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • severally — several ► DETERMINER & PRONOUN ▪ more than two but not many. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ separate or respective. DERIVATIVES severally adverb. ORIGIN Old French, from Latin separ separate, different …   English terms dictionary

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