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Meaning & Definition of Split in English

English

Split

/splɪt/

noun

1. Extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)

    synonym:
  • split

2. A bottle containing half the usual amount

    synonym:
  • split

3. A promised or claimed share of loot or money

  • "He demanded his split before they disbanded"
    synonym:
  • split

4. A lengthwise crack in wood

  • "He inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
    synonym:
  • split

5. An opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

  • "There was a rip in his pants"
  • "She had snags in her stockings"
    synonym:
  • rip
  • ,
  • rent
  • ,
  • snag
  • ,
  • split
  • ,
  • tear

6. An old croatian city on the adriatic sea

    synonym:
  • Split

7. A dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

    synonym:
  • split

8. (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"
    synonym:
  • split

9. 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"
    synonym:
  • split
  • ,
  • stock split
  • ,
  • split up

10. The act of rending or ripping or splitting something

  • "He gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
    synonym:
  • rent
  • ,
  • rip
  • ,
  • split

11. Division of a group into opposing factions

  • "Another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"
    synonym:
  • schism
  • ,
  • split

verb

1. Separate into parts or portions

  • "Divide the cake into three equal parts"
  • "The british carved up the ottoman empire after world war i"
    synonym:
  • divide
  • ,
  • split
  • ,
  • split up
  • ,
  • separate
  • ,
  • dissever
  • ,
  • carve up

2. Separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument

  • "Cleave the bone"
    synonym:
  • cleave
  • ,
  • split
  • ,
  • rive

3. Discontinue an association or relation

  • Go different ways
  • "The business partners broke over a tax question"
  • "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"
  • "My friend and i split up"
    synonym:
  • separate
  • ,
  • part
  • ,
  • split up
  • ,
  • split
  • ,
  • break
  • ,
  • break up

4. Go one's own way

  • Move apart
  • "The friends separated after the party"
    synonym:
  • separate
  • ,
  • part
  • ,
  • split

5. Come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

  • "The bubble burst"
    synonym:
  • burst
  • ,
  • split
  • ,
  • break open

adjective

1. Having been divided

  • Having the unity destroyed
  • "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-samuel lubell
  • "A league of disunited nations"- e.b.white
  • "A fragmented coalition"
  • "A split group"
    synonym:
  • disconnected
  • ,
  • disunited
  • ,
  • fragmented
  • ,
  • split

2. (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain

  • "We bought split logs for the fireplace"
    synonym:
  • split

Examples of using

I'll split it with you fifty-fifty.
They split the bill evenly.
Tom hit the ball so hard he split the bat.