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Synonyms for severingsev·er·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. severance, severingnoun

    the act of severing

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "severing":

    cutting

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How to use severing in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Tonge:

    He's severing all connections with the Theresa May regime.

  2. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    We never thought about severing Crimea from Ukraine until the moment that these events began, the government overthrow.

  3. Neil Ferguson:

    While school closure as a measure on its own is predicted to have a limited effectiveness in controlling Covid-19 transmission, when combined with intense social distancing it plays an important role in severing remaining contacts between households, and thus ensuring transmission declines.

  4. Ali Karakas:

    We're seeing a severing of emotional bonds and this is such a dangerous thing, sports should be uniting. Brotherhood and solidarity should be its basis. But because of Turkey’s politics, even sport has been poisoned.

  5. Bobby Ghosh:

    It was almost inevitable that this (the severing of diplomatic relations) would follow, especially since the response from Iran, completely expectedly, was full of rage, and Iran's supreme leader essentially summoned the wrath of God against Saudi Arabia.

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