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KK Pronunciation

〔 splIt 〕


〔 split 〕

Overview of noun split

The noun split has 11 senses

  • split -- (extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back))

  • split -- (a bottle containing half the usual amount)

  • split -- (a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded")

  • split -- (a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log")

  • rip, rent, snag, split, tear -- (an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings")

  • Split -- (an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea)

  • split -- (a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts)

  • split -- ((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")

  • split, stock split, split up -- (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")

  • rent, rip, split -- (the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip")

  • schism, split -- (division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy")

Overview of verb split

The verb split has 5 senses

  • divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")

  • cleave, split, rive -- (separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone")

  • separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (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")

  • separate, part, split -- (go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party")

  • burst, split, break open -- (come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst")

Overview of adj split

The adj split has 2 senses

  • disconnected, disunited, fragmented, split -- (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")

  • split -- ((especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace")