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severally separately; individually. [2 definitions]
severance the act, process, or result of severing; breaking off; separation.
severance pay an extra amount of money, usu. dependent on length of time employed, that is given to employees who lose their jobs through no fault of their own.
severe extremely strict; harsh; rigid. [4 definitions]
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome an atypical pneumonia that has a mortality rate of approximately 10 percent, often referred to by its acronym "SARS." A major outbreak occurred in 2003.
severity the quality or condition of being severe. [4 definitions]
seviche a Latin American seafood dish containing raw fish or shellfish marinated in lime juice with chilies, chopped tomatoes, and herbs.
Sèvres a French porcelain of very high quality, often ornately decorated.
sew to construct, repair, or attach by making stitches with a needle and thread. [3 definitions]
sewable combined form of sew.
sewage water and waste material carried away in sewers.
sewer1 a large pipe, usu. buried, that carries off the liquid and solid waste of a town or city.
sewer2 someone or something that sews.
sewerage the system of sewers and drains that serves an area. [2 definitions]
sewing the act or process of working with a needle and thread. [2 definitions]
sewing circle a group of women who meet regularly to sew, often for a charitable cause such as a church sale.
sewing machine any of various machines for stitching or sewing, esp. one used for making clothing or the like.
sewn a past participle of sew.
sew up (informal) l. to bring successfully to a close. [2 definitions]
sex the sum of the qualities and characteristics that distinguish living things as being either male or female based on their physical role in reproduction. [6 definitions]
sex-1 six.