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Definition

[n] division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy"
[n] the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he gave the envelope a vigorous rip"
[n] extending the legs at right angles to the trunks (one in front and the other in back)
[n] 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"
[n] (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"
[n] a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts
[n] an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
[n] an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"
[n] a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a split in the log"
[n] a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded his split before they disbanded"
[n] a bottle containing half the usual amount
[adj] 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"
[adj] (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
[adj] having a long rip or tear; "a split lip"
[adj] 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"
[adj] being divided or separated; "split between love and hate"
[v] break open or apart suddenly; "The bubble burst"
[v] separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
[v] separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone"
[v] go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
[v] 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"


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Antonyms

unify, unite