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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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Overall, experienced negotiators prefer the approaches of concession, of summarizing and of splitting the difference, although the techniques of assumption, prompting, linkage and trial closing are effective in certain types of negotiations and cultures.
In typical litigious states, splitting the difference between partisan experts is the norm.
Basically, we are just splitting the difference,'' Chemerinsky said.
Our five linemen are set up on the 48 with the guards splitting the difference between the hashmarks and the center, the tackles just a yard outside the hashes, and the ends on the 40-yard line about five yards from the sidelines.
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Splitting the difference, we find that Wall Street is somewhat on the fence concerning the equity, with six "buys," two "holds," and five "sells.
We advise splitting the differences in elevation and climbing east Twin Peaks during what will be a long day for average hikers.