Sever vs Slite - What's the difference?

sever | slite |


As a proper noun sever

is .

As a verb slite is

(dialectal) to slit; tear or rip up.

As a noun slite is

(dialectal) the act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.

sever

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • To cut free.
  • After he graduated, he severed all links to his family.
    to sever the head from the body
  • * Bible, Matthew xiii. 49
  • The angels shall come forth, and sever the wicked from among the just.
  • To suffer disjunction; to be parted or separated.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish.
  • The Lord shall sever between the cattle of Israel and the cattle of Egypt. — Ex. ix. 4.
    They claimed the right of severing in their challenge. — Macaulay.
  • (legal) To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate.
  • to sever an estate in joint tenancy
    (Blackstone)

    Synonyms

    * becut * cut off

    Derived terms

    * severable * severally

    Anagrams

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    slite

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) * (l) (Scotland)

    Verb

  • (dialectal) To slit; tear or rip up.
  • (dialectal) To wear away (clothes).
  • Noun

    (-)
  • (dialectal) The act or process of ripping up; rending; wear and tear.
  • Anagrams

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