Translation of "sever" - English-Spanish dictionary

sever

verb uk /ˈsev.ər/

to break or separate, especially by cutting

cortar
The knife severed an artery and he bled to death.
Her foot was severed from her leg in a car accident.
Electricity cables have been severed by the storm.

to end a connection with someone or something

cortar
The US severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961.

(Translation of “sever” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sever

verb /ˈsevə/

to put an end to

romper, cortar
He severed relations with his family.

to cut or break off

cortar, romper
His arm was severed in the accident.
severance noun

ruptura

(Translation of “sever” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)