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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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Local Labour chiefs are said to be jubilant at the prospect of Wellingborough-based Mr James, who claims to trace his roots 'back to the kings of North Wales' splitting the vote.
The much-anticipated Ontario breakthrough occurred (largely due to a resurgent NDP splitting the vote on the left for a change), but the Conservative popular vote in Ontario actually declined from the combined PC/Alliance vote of 2000.
Mr Pearson said the entire UKIP slate should have followed his lead and given Mr Herron a free run rather than risk splitting the vote.
And that means more candidates will be elected from each ward - splitting the vote.
While activists criticized Gore, many said they are wary of voting for Green Party candidate Ralph Nader because they're afraid of splitting the vote, giving the White House to former oilman George W.