Synonyms of sever in English:

sever


See definition of sever

verb

1‘the head had been completely severed from the body’

SYNONYMS
cut off, chop off, lop off, hack off, cleave, hew off, shear off, slice off, split
break off, tear off
divide, separate, part, detach, disconnect
amputate, dock
literary rend
archaic sunder
rare dissever
ANTONYMS

join, attach

2‘she had died from a single knife wound which had severed the artery’

SYNONYMS
cut, cut through, rupture, split, pierce, rip, tear

3‘neither country has expressly severed diplomatic ties’

SYNONYMS
break off, discontinue, suspend
bring to an end, end, put an end to, terminate, stop, cease, conclude, dissolve
ANTONYMS

maintain, establish, initiate