split

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations'Split', 'split': /ˈsplɪt/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/splɪt/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling'Split', 'split': (split)


Inflections of 'split' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
splits
v 3rd person singular
splitting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
split
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
split
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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split

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. split wood
  2. split (it) into [three] [pieces, parts, sections]
  3. split in [half, quarters]
  4. split (up) the [work, profits, responsibility]
  5. split the [pie, profits, winnings]
  6. (let's) split the [difference, cost]
  7. split the votes
  8. split it (up) evenly
  9. split it with me
  10. split between [three] people
  11. split (up) amongst the [workers, masses, population]
  12. the [issue, scandal, decision] split the [party, group]
  13. split down the middle
  14. split on the [issue, topic]
  15. split over the [issue]
  16. split [nicely, evenly, fairly, easily]
  17. [they, the couple, the band] split up
  18. split up over [differences, squabbles, money]
  19. split off from the [party, organization, company]
  20. split my lip
  21. my head is splitting
  22. slang: let's split!
n
  1. an [equal, uneven, even, unequal] split (between)
  2. a [60-40] split
  3. a [perfect, rough, fair] split
  4. [a banana, an ice-cream] split
  5. a [small, large, glaring] split
  6. [an acrimonious, a publicized, a sudden] split (with her husband)
  7. there was a split in [votes, opinions, support]
  8. the [decision, accusation, reports, news] brought about a split in the [party, population]
  9. splits appeared in the [curtains, wooden frame]
  10. had to [sew, repair, cover] a split in my [pants]
  11. [can, is able to] do the splits
  12. the bowler had many splits (but few strikes)
  13. drank a split of [champagne, cava]
  14. a split in the [fence, curtain, plank, fabric, tights, pants]
  15. a split in the [division, ranks, party]
  16. a split of the [bill, costs, profits, proceeds]
adj
  1. split peas
  2. split pea (soup)
  3. turned on split screen
  4. split personality
  5. was wearing a split skirt
  6. it (all) happened in a split second
  7. it was all over in a split second
additional examples
  1. split wood
  2. an [equal, uneven, even, unequal] split (between)
  3. split peas
  4. split (it) into [three] [pieces, parts, sections]
  5. a [60-40] split
  6. split pea (soup)
  7. split in [half, quarters]
  8. a [perfect, rough, fair] split
  9. split-screen [game, technique]
  10. split (up) the [work, profits, responsibility]
  11. [a banana, an ice-cream] split
  12. turned on split screen
  13. split the [pie, profits, winnings]
  14. a [small, large, glaring] split
  15. split personality
  16. (let's) split the [difference, cost]
  17. [an acrimonious, a publicized, a sudden] split (with her husband)
  18. was wearing a split skirt
  19. split the votes
  20. there was a split in [votes, opinions, support]
  21. opinion is split (on)
  22. split it (up) evenly
  23. the [decision, accusation, reports, news] brought about a split in the [party, population]
  24. am split on whether or not to [go, try, eat]
  25. split it with me
  26. splits appeared in the [curtains, wooden frame]
  27. am split between [one] and the [other]
  28. split between [three] people
  29. had to [sew, repair, cover] a split in my [pants]
  30. [the room, congress, the jury] is split
  31. split (up) amongst the [workers, masses, population]
  32. [can, is able to] do the splits
  33. are split over the [decision, bill, issue]
  34. the [issue, scandal, decision] split the [party, group]
  35. the bowler had many splits (but few strikes)
  36. the [winnings were, prize money was] split between [the five of them, them all, us]
  37. split down the middle
  38. drank a split of [champagne, cava]
  39. the (prize) [money] was split [between, among] them
  40. split on the [issue, topic]
  41. a split in the [fence, curtain, plank, fabric, tights, pants]
  42. it is [evenly, perfectly] split (between)
  43. split over the [issue]
  44. a split in the [division, ranks, party]
  45. split [right, straight] down the middle
  46. split [nicely, evenly, fairly, easily]
  47. a split of the [bill, costs, profits, proceeds]
  48. was a split-second decision
  49. [they, the couple, the band] split up
  50. it (all) happened in a split second
  51. split up over [differences, squabbles, money]
  52. it was all over in a split second
  53. split off from the [party, organization, company]
  54. split my lip
  55. my head is splitting
  56. slang: let's split!
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