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Synonyms for splinter
ˈsplɪn tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. splinter, sliver(verb)

    a small thin sharp bit or wood or glass or metal

    "he got a splinter in his finger"; "it broke into slivers"

    Synonyms:
    sliver, shaving, paring

  2. secede, splinter, break away(verb)

    withdraw from an organization or communion

    "After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"

    Synonyms:
    chip, chip off, come off, scat, secede, run away, lam, bunk, break out, sliver, take to the woods, break, scarper, fly the coop, turn tail, run, head for the hills, hightail it, break off, escape, break away

  3. sliver, splinter(verb)

    divide into slivers or splinters

    Synonyms:
    sliver, secede, break away

  4. splinter, sliver(verb)

    break up into splinters or slivers

    "The wood splintered"

    Synonyms:
    sliver, secede, break away

Wiktionary

  1. splinter(noun)

    Synonyms:
    spelk, shard

  2. splinter(noun)

    Synonyms:
    splinter group, faction

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. splinter(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    split (into thin pieces), shiver

  2. splinter(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be split (into thin pieces), be shivered

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    dissident, breakaway, dissenting, thorn, renegade

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