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Definition of Split

Verb: split (split,splitting)  split

  1. Separate into parts or portions
    "split the cake into three equal parts"; "split up the cake into three equal parts";
    - divide, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
  2. Separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
    "split the bone";
    - cleave, rive [archaic]
  3. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
    "My friend and I split up";
    - separate, part, split up, break, break up
  4. Go one's own way; move apart
    "The friends split after the party";
    - separate, part
  5. Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
    "The bubble split";
    - burst, break open
Noun: split  split
  1. Extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)
  2. A bottle containing half the usual amount
  3. A promised or claimed share of loot or money
    "he demanded his split before they disbanded"
  4. A lengthwise crack in wood
    "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
  5. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
    "there was a split in his pants";
    - rip, rent, snag, tear
  6. A dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
  7. (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl
    "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"
  8. An increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
    "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock";
    - stock split, split up
  9. The act of rending, ripping or splitting something
    - rent, rip
  10. Division of a group into opposing factions
    "another split like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy";
    - schism
Adjective: split  split
  1. Having been divided; having the unity destroyed
    "a split group";
    - disconnected, disunited, fragmented
  2. (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain
    "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
Noun: Split  split
  1. An old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

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