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Synonyms for split

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. split(noun)

    extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    uncut, united

  2. split(noun)

    a bottle containing half the usual amount

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    united, uncut

  3. split(noun)

    a promised or claimed share of loot or money

    "he demanded his split before they disbanded"

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    united, uncut

  4. split(noun)

    a lengthwise crack in wood

    "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    uncut, united

  5. rip, rent, snag, split, tear(noun)

    an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

    "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"

    rent, economic rent, rakehell, snag, crosscurrent, roue, bust, rip, hitch, binge, split up, teardrop, tide rip, riptide, stock split, blood, tear, rake, hang-up, countercurrent, schism, profligate, bout, rub

    uncut, united

  6. Split(noun)

    an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    uncut, united

  7. split(noun)

    a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    uncut, united

  8. split(noun)

    (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"

    rip, schism, split up, tear, stock split, snag, rent

    united, uncut

  9. split, stock split, split up(noun)

    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"

    split up, snag, rent, tear, schism, rip, stock split

    united, uncut

  10. rent, rip, split(noun)

    the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

    "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"

    rent, economic rent, rakehell, snag, crosscurrent, roue, rip, tide rip, riptide, stock split, blood, tear, rake, split up, countercurrent, schism, profligate

    united, uncut

  11. schism, split(adj)

    division of a group into opposing factions

    "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"

    split up, snag, rent, tear, schism, rip, stock split

    uncut, united

  12. disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split(adj)

    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"

    unconnected, staccato, disjointed, abrupt, garbled, disunited, fragmented, disordered, illogical, confused, disconnected, scattered

    united, uncut

  13. split(verb)

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

    "we bought split logs for the fireplace"

    disunited, fragmented, disconnected

    uncut, united

  14. divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up(verb)

    separate into parts or portions

    "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

    tell apart, distinguish, classify, cleave, split up, fork, differentiate, fraction, break up, divide, rive, single out, part, come apart, carve up, sort, severalize, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, assort, class, discriminate, branch, break open, secern, separate, divorce, disunite, tell, burst, sort out, ramify, secernate

    uncut, united

  15. cleave, split, rive(verb)

    separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument

    "cleave the bone"

    divide, carve up, separate, cohere, adhere, dissever, part, break open, break, cling, cleave, stick, pull, burst, split up, break up, rip, rive, rend

    united, uncut

  16. separate, part, split up, split, break, break up(verb)

    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"

    crack, fork, give way, soften, disperse, reveal, cut off, give out, single out, unwrap, fall apart, part, disassemble, collapse, die, classify, transgress, founder, weaken, fragmentise, calve, fragmentize, bump, discover, snap off, take off, go, ramify, demote, break out, separate, sort out, give away, take apart, crack up, damp, smash, interrupt, carve up, offend, distinguish, fracture, relegate, discriminate, bring out, violate, class, divulge, pause, break-dance, let on, recess, get around, rive, wear out, cave in, sort, conk out, tell apart, break away, check, break open, break up, breach, develop, give, split up, branch, secern, decompose, dissolve, assort, better, furcate, fragment, burst, go bad, adjourn, tell, secernate, break off, cleave, disclose, crash, bust, erupt, scatter, dismantle, recrudesce, break apart, break dance, divide, go against, dampen, set forth, severalize, divorce, fall in, disrupt, break in, let out, dissever, severalise, ruin, start, depart, kick downstairs, disunite, differentiate, stop, dispel, break down, infract, set out, fail, come apart, bankrupt, set off, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, start out, intermit, dissipate, sever, get out, pick, resolve, wear

    uncut, united

  17. separate, part, split(verb)

    go one's own way; move apart

    "The friends separated after the party"

    tell apart, distinguish, start, classify, cleave, start out, differentiate, rive, split up, fork, tell, break up, divide, come apart, single out, break open, part, carve up, sort, severalize, break, fall apart, severalise, dissever, furcate, depart, assort, set off, class, discriminate, branch, take off, secern, separate, disunite, set forth, burst, sort out, ramify, secernate, set out

    united, uncut

  18. burst, split, break open(verb)

    come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

    "The bubble burst"

    divide, carve up, flare up, separate, cleave, burst out, dissever, part, break open, break, split up, flare, abound, erupt, irrupt, burst, break up, bust, bristle, rive, collapse, explode

    united, uncut

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. split

    To break is to divide sharply, with severance of particles, as by a blow or strain. To burst is to break by pressure from within, as a bombshell, but it is used also for the result of violent force otherwise exerted; as, to burst in a door, where the door yields as if to an explosion. To crush is to break by pressure from without, as an egg-shell. To crack is to break without complete severance of parts; a cracked cup or mirror may still hold together. Fracture has a somewhat similar sense. In a fractured limb, the ends of the broken bone may be separated, tho both portions are still retained within the common muscular tissue. A shattered object is broken suddenly and in numerous directions; as, a vase is shattered by a blow, a building by an earthquake. A shivered glass is broken into numerous minute, needle-like fragments. To smash is to break thoroughly to pieces with a crashing sound by some sudden act of violence; a watch once smashed will scarcely be worth repair. To split is to cause wood to crack or part in the way of the grain, and is applied to any other case where a natural tendency to separation is enforced by an external cause; as, to split a convention or a party. To demolish is to beat down, as a mound, building, fortress, etc.; to destroy is to put by any process beyond restoration physically, mentally, or morally; to destroy an army is so to shatter and scatter it that it can not be rallied or reassembled as a fighting force. Compare REND.

    bankrupt, break, burst, cashier, crack, crush, demolish, destroy, fracture, rend, rive, rupture, sever, shatter, shiver, smash, sunder, transgress

    attach, bind, fasten, join, mend, secure, solder, unite, weld

    Break to pieces, or in pieces, into several pieces (when the object is thought of as divided rather than shattered); break with a friend; from or away from a suppliant; break into a house; out of prison; break across one's knee; break through a hedge; break in upon one's retirement; break over the rules; break on or upon the shore, against the rocks.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. split

    divide, separate, rive, cleave, crack, splinter, burst, rend, sunder, disagree, secede, disunite

    cohere, unite, amalgamate, coalesce, conform, agree, splice, consolidate, integrate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. split(v. a.)

    cleave, rive, rend, burst, SPLINTER, tear asunder

  2. split(v. a.)

    divide, sunder, separate, part

  3. split(v. n.)

    burst, be riven, be rent, SPLINTER, be split

  4. split(v. n.)

    be broken, be dashed to pieces

  5. split(n.)

    crack, fissure, rent

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. split(a)

    cleft, riven, divided, sundered, rent, disunited cloven

  2. split(n)

    crack, rent, fissure, rift, breach, separation, disunion, rupture

  3. split(v)

    rive, cleave, sunder, rend, divide, separate, rift, burst, rupture, disunite, disrupt

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How to use split in a sentence?

  1. Henry Hon:

    Pride and ego among various personalities is a sure way to cause friction and split up a group.

  2. Vince Reffett:

    It's the result of extremely thorough teamwork, where each small step generated huge results. Everything was planned to the split second, and I was overjoyed by the progress that was achieved. It is another step in a long-term project. One of the next objectives is to land back on the ground after a flight at altitude, without needing to open a parachute. It's being worked on.

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    If it remains a six man race [or] a five man race that means that Trump will romp all the way to the nomination, because he will dominate if the so-called establishment vote is split.

  4. Jakob Vinther:

    It is very unique. Most cloacas form a kind of slit. Sometimes it's a vertical split, sometimes it's a smiley face, sometimes it's a sour face. This thing has a V-shaped structure with a pair of nice flaring lips and there's not a living groups of animals that have morphology like that, it is somewhat similar to crocodiles but still unique.

  5. John Spiros:

    After I saw that Wisconsin had three 'sanctuary cities' -- Madison, Racine and Milwaukee County -- I went to work and said, 'How can we do something to make sure we don't have another San Francisco?' that's truly what the basis was ...This bill is not there to split up families. It's not an anti-immigration bill.

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Translations for split

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  • قسمArabic
  • escindir, repartir, separar, banyes, partir, dividirCatalan, Valencian
  • rozdělitCzech
  • holltiWelsh
  • Riss, Spagat, spalten, verteilen, abhauen, trennen, Spalt, Spaltung, aufteilenGerman
  • χωρίζω, σχίζω, σπαγγάτο, σπάω, ρήγμαGreek
  • fisura, escisión, dividir, partir, separar, espagat, escindir, repartirSpanish
  • jako, halkeama, repeämä, spagaatti, reikä, haljeta, lohkaista, puolipullo, puolikas, väliaika, splitti, haljas, halkaista, split, jakaaFinnish
  • grand écart, diviser, scinder, séparer, fendre, répartirFrench
  • scáin, scáineadh, scoilt, deighilIrish
  • dividir, separar, escindir, partir, repartirGalician
  • התחלק, חילק, נפרד, פיצל, עזבHebrew
  • hasít, szakítHungarian
  • klofnaIcelandic
  • spaccare, fendere, separare, spartire, dividere, scindereItalian
  • 小瓶, ハーフボトル, 開脚, 切断する, 分ける, 分断する, 股割り, スプリット, 割る, 切り離す, 別れる, 分離するJapanese
  • dispartior, divido, findo, dispartio, scindo, partior, separoLatin
  • šķeltLatvian
  • matakahiMāori
  • ခွဲBurmese
  • spagaat, split, verdelen, splitsen, grand écart, opsplitsenDutch
  • rozejść się, rozszczepiać, dzielić, rozdzielaćPolish
  • racha, partir, dividir, repartir, terminar, rachar fora, separar-se, cindir, deixarPortuguese
  • ch'iqtay, larayQuechua
  • sfender, divider, reparter, fender, separàRomansh
  • scinda, diviza, separa, spagatul, despica, spinteca, repartizaRomanian
  • расщепить, поделить, разделяться, расходиться, разойтись, щель, расщелина, разрыв, щепка, шпагат, делить, разделить, разделиться, раскол, расщеплять, ТрещинаRussian
  • flytta isär, spagat, hål, dela, skiljas, spricka, fragment, söndra, splittra, lämnaSwedish
  • yarık, bölünme, split, çatlakTurkish
  • розколUkrainian
  • findaxhe, finte, findeWalloon

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    An antonym of "spellbound"
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