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An irregular usually narrow break in a surface created by pressure
“Light squeezed through a small split in the curtain.”
A division in a group or the smaller group resulting from such a division
“But now, suddenly, we can't tell whether a split is a real division or just an honest difference of opinion.”
A tear, crack, or fissure in something, especially down the middle or along the grain
“There are also types of adhesive caulking that will mend split or loose roofing shingles as well as splits or cracks in siding.”
An ending of a marriage or other relationship
“The split was acrimonious and relations are still strained.”
To set or force apart
“Views are split over whether to apply for shares.”
Divide into parts
“Why didn't you work together with the other pirates and just split the booty?”
Break or cause to break forcibly into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
“The smaller berries are also usually less liable to congestion and compression within the bunch, and are therefore less likely to split or suffer spoilage as a result of fungal diseases or bacteria.”
Divide or cause to divide into parts or elements
“Her hair was pulled back into a large ponytail which was split into five separate braids.”
Remove or be removed by breaking, separating, or dividing
“The strongly growing branches that are produced as a result of drastic pruning have poor attachment to the main stem and are likely to split off and fall if left to grow too long and heavy.”
Betray the secrets of or inform on someone
“Hence, for instance, the new act of parliament that protects people from victimisation if they split on their bosses.”
“As soon as the gig ended, she split.”
“The ice cracked and split.”
“Not only was her dress covered in mud, it was split.”
Disagreeing with each other
“The government is deeply split in its approach to foreign policy.”
Having a split or splits
“A split finger nail.”
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