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1 split /ˈsplɪt/ verb
splits; split; splitting
1 split
/ˈsplɪt/
verb
splits; split; splitting
Learner's definition of SPLIT
: to break apart or into pieces especially along a straight line
[no object]
[+ object]
: to separate or divide into parts or groups
[no object]
often + up
[+ object]
often + up
: to separate or divide into groups that disagree
[no object]
[+ object]
[+ object] : to divide (something, such as money or food) among two or more people or things
: to cut, rip, or tear (something) especially along a straight line
[+ object]
[no object]
informal : to end or cause the end of a relationship
[no object]
usually + up
[+ object]
usually + up
[no object] informal + somewhat old-fashioned : to leave quickly

split hairs

see hair

split on

[phrasal verb]
split on (someone) British, informal
: to give information about the secret or criminal activity of (someone) to the police

split the difference

: to agree to an amount that is halfway between two given amounts

split the ticket

US
: to vote for candidates from more than one political party see also split ticket

split your sides (laughing)

informal
: to laugh very hard
2 split /ˈsplɪt/ noun
plural splits
2 split
/ˈsplɪt/
noun
plural splits
Learner's definition of SPLIT
[count] : a narrow break, tear, or crack
[count] : a division or separation in a group that is caused by a disagreement
[count] : a clear separation or difference between two or more things
[singular]
: a part of something that has been divided
: the act of dividing something among two or more people or things
[count] : a position in which you are sitting on the floor with your legs extended in a straight line and in opposite directions
see also banana split
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