Definition of Severally

1. Adverb. Apart from others. "The clothes were hung severally"

Exact synonyms: Independently

2. Adverb. Apart from others. "The fine points are treated singly"

3. Adverb. In the order given. "The brothers were called Felix and Max, respectively"
Exact synonyms: Respectively
Partainyms: Respective

Definition of Severally

1. adv. Separately; distinctly; apart from others; individually.

Definition of Severally

1. Adverb. separately ¹

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Definition of Severally

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Severally

severable contract
several states
severally (current term)
severance agreement
severance pay
severance payment
severance tax
severe acute respiratory syndrome
severe combined immunodeficiency disease

Literary usage of Severally

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"Any person or association of persons severally qualified, as above provided, who have opened and improved, or shall hereafter open and improve, ..."

2. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"If a number of persons are bound jointly and severally, the obligee must either sue them all ... When obligees are entitled jointly and when severally. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... with remainder to their issue severally and respectively in tail general, with cross-remainders over, there being two daughters, cross-remainders ..."

4. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone, Edward Christian (1807)
"... estates of any quantity or length of duration, and whether they be in actual possession or expectancy, may be held in four different ways ; in severally ..."

5. The Statutes at Large of Pennsylvania from 1682 to 1801 by Pennsylvania, James Tyndale Mitchell, Henry Flanders, Jonathan Willis Martin, Hampton Lawrence Carson, Pennsylvania Commission for the compilation of the laws prior to 1800 (1899)
"... upon four of them severally one hundred and eighty-seven pounds ten shillings, upon four others of them severally ninety- three pounds fifteen shillings ..."

6. A General Digest of the Law of Corporations: Presenting the American by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott (1869)
"If the charter makes directors of a corporation individually liable, jointly and severally, for the corporate debts, though it also gives an action against ..."

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