Business / Real Estate / Severance: Changing an item of real estate to personal property by detaching it from the land, for example, cutting down a tree.

Severance Pay

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Severance Pay: A form of short-term salary continuation awarded to employees who are being terminated. Severance payments often equal one week's pay for each year of service. MORE

Morality Play

Entertainment / Literature / Morality Play: A genre of medieval and early Renaissance drama that illustrates the way to live a pious life through allegorical characters. The characters tend to be personified abstractions of vices and virtues. F MORE

Termination Date

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Termination Date: Normally the last date actually worked by an employee; however, for employers with accrued leave programs, paid leave programs, benefit continuation programs or severance pay programs which go beyond MORE


Science / Astrology / Saturn: Represents discipline, responsibility, ambition, restriction, limitation and delays. It also rules older people, tradition, authority, structure, patience and wisdom through perseverance and age. It t MORE