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Synonyms for split

Synonyms for split

to separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument

to undergo partial breaking

to separate or pull apart by force

to become or cause to become apart one from another

to break away or withdraw from membership in an association or a federation

to terminate a relationship or an association by or as if by leaving one another

the result of cutting

a usually narrow partial opening caused by splitting and rupture

Synonyms for split

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

a bottle containing half the usual amount

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a promised or claimed share of loot or money

a lengthwise crack in wood

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

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

(tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl

an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something


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division of a group into opposing factions


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

come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

having been divided

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

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He has a split tongue - a deliberate punch by Broadfoot.
The impact left Shannon, who lives at Briscoe Road, Holbrooks with her mum, brother and dad, Brett Motlib, aged 33, with a split tongue, a cut on the left side of her chin and bruises.
A split tongue can't pinpoint as well," says Messina.
That and two messed-up marriages, domestic abuse, a stint as professional boxer earning two broken ribs, split tongue and first-round knock out from a washed up middleweight, an addiction to plastic surgery, and a circle of chums that included Hell's Angels, Tupac Shakur and mob boss John Gotti.
The mouth is lined with stingray spines or spurs, and is characterized by a long split tongue.