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Verb
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
“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
“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
“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
“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
“The new act protects employees from victimization if they split on their bosses.”
Noun
Plural for an irregular, usually narrow, break in a surface
“Light squeezed through a small split in the ceiling.”
Noun
Plural for a division in a group or the smaller group resulting from such a division
“At this stage, we cannot tell if the split is a real schism, or just an honest difference of opinion.”
Noun
Plural for a forking into two separate paths or directions
“When you reach a split in the road take the left to a higher viewpoint.”
Noun
Plural for 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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