Translation of "sever" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈsev.ər/ us //

to break or separate, especially by cutting

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

The US severed diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961.

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


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


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