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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

Derived forms: splitting, split, splits

See also: cut, divided

Type of: acrobatic feat, acrobatic stunt, bottle, bottleful, break, change integrity, city, cleft, come apart, crack, crevice, division, fall apart, fissure, formation, frozen dessert, gap, increase, metropolis, move, opening, part, percentage, portion, scissure, separate, share, split up, step-up, tear, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Croatia, Hrvatska, Republic of Croatia

Encyclopedia: Split, Yugoslavia