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  Definition of split up
  1. 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"
  2. become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
  3. 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"
  4. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
  5. get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; "The couple divorced after only 6 months"
Similar Words: split, stock split, break, separate, fall apart, come apart, part, break up, divide, dissever, carve up, divorce

 

See Also: decompose, break up, break down

 

Hyponyms: burst, split, break open, puncture, bust, smash, ladder, run, snap, crack, break up, fragment, fragmentize, fragmentise, crush, give the axe, give the bounce, give the gate, disunify, break apart, disassociate, dissociate, divorce, disunite, disjoint, break with, secede, splinter, break away, break, subdivide, format, initialize, initialise, sectionalize, sectionalise, triangulate, unitize, unitise, lot, parcel, sliver, paragraph, canton, Balkanize, Balkanise

 

Grouped Verbs: break

 

Entailments: marry, get married, wed, conjoin, hook up with, get hitched with, espouse

 

Derivational Morphology: fault, geological fault, shift, fracture, break, breakage, breaking, dissolution, breakup, rupture, breach, severance, rift, falling out, schism, split, separatist, separationist, legal separation, separation, detachment, division, splitter, divider, partition, divorce, divorcement, divorcee, grass widow

 

Anagrams: silt up

 

 
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