sever etymology

English word sever comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Latin se- (Separately, astray. Without.)

Detailed word origin of sever

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
se- Latin (lat) Separately, astray. Without.
separo Latin (lat) I distinguish. I divide. I separate.
*sēperāre Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
sevrer Old French (fro) To separate. To sever (to separate by cutting).
severen Middle English (enm)
sever English (eng) (intransitive) To make a separation or distinction; to distinguish.. (intransitive) To suffer disjunction; to be parted or separated.. (legal) To disunite; to disconnect; to terminate.. (transitive) To cut free.

Words with the same origin as sever

Descendants of paro
apparatus celestial compare comparison emperor empire empress imperative imperial parachute parade prepare repair scuba separate separation severance
Descendants of se-
absolute assurance assure dissolve reassure resolve secret secretary secretive secure security seduce seduction select selection sober sol solution solve sure