Synonyms of split in English:

split


See definition of split

verb

1‘the bedside table had been split in two’

SYNONYMS

break, chop, cut, hew, lop, cleave

snap, crack

informal bust

2‘the ice cracked and split’

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break apart, fracture, rupture, fissure, snap, come apart, splinter

3‘not only was her dress covered in mud, it was split’

SYNONYMS

tear, rip, slash, slit

literary rend

4‘it is an issue which could split the Party’

SYNONYMS

divide, disunite, separate, sever

bisect, partition

literary tear asunder, cleave, rend

archaic sunder, rive

rare dichotomize, factionalize

ANTONYMS

unite, unify

5‘the consortium plan to split the assets between them’

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apportion, allocate, allot, distribute, dole out, parcel out, measure out

carve up, slice up

halve

informal divvy up

6‘soon afterwards the path splits’

SYNONYMS

fork, divide in two, divide, bifurcate, go in different directions, diverge, branch

rare divaricate

ANTONYMS

converge, merge

7‘they split up last year’

SYNONYMS

break up, separate, part, part company, become estranged, reach a parting of the ways

divorce, get a divorce, get divorced

British informal bust up

ANTONYMS

get together, marry

8‘as soon as the gig ended, she split’

See leave

9‘I told him I wouldn't split on him’

SYNONYMS

inform against, inform on, tell tales on, give away, sell out, stab in the back

tell on, squeal on, blow the whistle on, rat on, peach on, stitch up, do the dirty on, sell down the river

grass on, shop

North American rat out, drop a dime on, drop the dime on, finger

Australian pimp on, pool, put someone's pot on


noun

1‘a split in the rock face’

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crack, fissure, cleft, crevice, break, fracture, breach

2‘light squeezed through a small split in the curtain’

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rip, tear, cut, rent, slash, slit

3‘the accusations caused a split in the Party’

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division, rift, breach, schism, rupture, partition, separation, severance, break-up, alienation, estrangement

rare scission

4‘he's been living in London since the acrimonious split with his wife’

SYNONYMS

break-up, split-up, separation, parting, estrangement, parting of the ways, rift, rupture, breach

divorce

legal separation, judicial separation

British informal bust-up

ANTONYMS

marriage


Phrases

    split hairs

      ‘a pompous professor who uses language to equivocate and split hairs’

      SYNONYMS

      quibble, raise trivial objections, find fault, cavil, carp, niggle, argue over nothing

      informal

      nitpick

      archaic

      pettifog

    split one's sides

      ‘this movie has its audiences splitting their sides’

      SYNONYMS

      roar with laughter, laugh, guffaw, roar, laugh loudly, howl with laughter, dissolve into laughter, be creased up, be doubled up

      informal

      fall about, crack up, be in stitches, be rolling in the aisles, laugh fit to bust