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Synonyms for severance
ˈsɛv ər əns, ˈsɛv rəns

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  1. severancenoun

    A separation.

    Synonyms:
    separation

  2. severancenoun

    A severance payment.

    Synonyms:
    severance payment, severance pay

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rupture, breach, break, severance, rift, falling outnoun

    a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)

    "they hoped to avoid a break in relations"

    Synonyms:
    recess, good luck, rift, fault, prison-breaking, breakout, fracture, suspension, break of serve, happy chance, respite, geological fault, faulting, gaolbreak, shift, interruption, time out, pause, open frame, breach, disruption, jailbreak, gap, severing, falling out, prisonbreak, breaking, breakage, rupture, intermission, break

  2. severance, severingnoun

    the act of severing

    Synonyms:
    rupture, falling out, severing, break, breach, rift

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How to use severance in a sentence?

  1. John Conyers:

    In this case, I expressly and vehemently denied the allegations made against me and continue to do so, that should not be lost in the narrative. The resolution was not for millions of dollars, but rather for an amount that equated to a reasonable severance payment.

  2. Boeing Co:

    Upon his departure, Dennis received the benefits to which he was contractually entitled and he did not receive any severance pay or a 2019 annual bonus.

  3. Ryan McKibben:

    I know it's an emotional day, but I want to tell you don't get on social media and attack anybody because it will put your severance in jeopardy.

  4. Raul Grijalva:

    The severance did not involve the Office of Compliance and at no time was any allegation of sexual harassment made, and no sexual harassment occurred.

  5. Mayor James Knowles:

    There will be no severance or extension of benefits for Darren Wilson following his resignation.

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