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To forcibly break into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
“With a long, thin knife held horizontal to your cutting board, split the steak in half lengthwise.”
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To fracture into parts, especially into halves or along the grain
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“As the earth trembled, the large statue would begin to split right down the middle.”
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To go in different directions
“Up ahead, the path would split in two, one way leading west toward Billy's backyard and the other south toward the intersection.”
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To allocate or distribute among several parties
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“Why didn't you work together with the other pirates and just split the booty?”
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To leave or separate from a group that one is associated with
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“Some Democrats would split from the party to support Lincoln's war effort against the rebel South.”
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To break up with, or get a divorce from
“For her own sanity, Nadia had decided to split from her husband until he could straighten himself out.”
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(slang, informal) To leave a place
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“The crying baby began spewing milk on the mat, and it became obvious that it was time for us to split.”
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To betray the secrets of, or to inform on someone
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“The new act protects employees from victimization if they split on their bosses.”
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To split or withdraw from a union, alliance or organization
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Make a long, deep cut in
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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To knock or cut pieces off (a hard material)
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To cause to feel less close or friendly
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Cover with veneer
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To betray someone that has one's trust
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To assort according to type, category or class
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To cause damage to
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An irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface
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“Light squeezed through a small split in the ceiling.”
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A division in a group or the smaller group resulting from such a division
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“At this stage, we cannot tell if the split is a real schism, or just an honest difference of opinion.”
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A forking into two separate paths or directions
“When you reach a split in the road take the left to a higher viewpoint.”
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An ending of a marriage or relationship
“Mandy consciously relates this flowering of her identity to the split from her husband and his family.”
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An organized competition or activity usually performed for the enjoyment of a mass of people
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Income, typically derived from an investment or business
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An individual's allotment from a collective pool (usually of money)
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A point or way in which people or things are dissimilar
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Voiding an agreement
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An act, utterance, or period that interrupts someone or something
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The action of fixing the boundary or limits of something
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A physical deformity that spoils the appearance or completeness of something
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Having been physically split, splintered or torn
“Rice suffered a split nail on his right big toe when he was stepped on by a teammate in practice.”
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Being in a state of disagreement
“The administration is deeply split between realists and idealists.”
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That splits into two or more directions, or parts
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Lacking unity
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Divided or undecided, as in preference
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Of, pertaining to, or caused by factions
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Worn, torn, or ragged, as if into rags
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Having two parts
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Lacking a coherent sequence or connection
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No longer present
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