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  1. [noun] extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in front and the other in back)

  2. [noun] a bottle containing half the usual amount

  3. [noun] a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded"

  4. [noun] a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"

  5. [noun] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
    Synonyms: rip, rent, snag, tear

  6. [noun] an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
    Synonyms: Split

  7. [noun] a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

  8. [noun] (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in the tenth frame"

  9. [noun] an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
    Synonyms: stock up

  10. [noun] the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
    Synonyms: rent, rip

  11. [noun] division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"
    Synonyms: schism

  12. [verb] separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
    Synonyms: divide, up, separate, dissever, carve up

  13. [verb] separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"
    Synonyms: cleave, rive

  14. [verb] discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
    Synonyms: separate, part, up, break, break up

  15. [verb] go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
    Synonyms: separate, part

  16. [verb] break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst"
    Synonyms: burst, break open

  17. [adjective] being divided or separated; "split between love and hate"

  18. [adjective] having been divided; having the unity destroyed; "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition"; "a split group"
    Synonyms: disconnected, disunited, fragmented

  19. [adjective] broken or burst apart longitudinally; "after the thunderstorm we found a tree with a split trunk"; "they tore big juicy chunks from the heart of the split watermelon"

  20. [adjective] having a long rip or tear; "a split lip"
    Synonyms: cut

  21. [adjective] (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"


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