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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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In his playful 2003 Split Sides, Cunningham deployed chance procedures more than usual.
Counsellors reported queues as defeated punters required treatment for post-traumatic result disorder, but of course the bookie chappies were laughing, so much so that three were treated for split sides at York General, while you couldn't hire a forklift for love nor money as the old enemy brought in the heavy-lifting gear to get the cash off the course.
``I've only got the tiniest smattering of musical knowledge, '' says the comedian who has split sides at the Edinburgh and Melbourne festivals and won Bafta and British Comedy awards for his playful puns and visual hilarity.
At the beginning of his company's first-ever UK tour ten days ago Londonaudiences saw his recent piece Split Sides, a collaboration with British and Icelandic art rockers Radiohead and Sigur Ros.
This season his company will perform a repertory representing 50 prolific years, including the new work Split Sides and How to Pass, Fall, Kick, and Run, a 1965 work with music by Cunningham's longtime partner, John Cage.