Definition of Split up

1. Noun. 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"

Exact synonyms: Split, Stock Split
Generic synonyms: Increase, Step-up



2. Verb. Get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage. "Sam and Sue split up"; "The couple divorced after only 6 months"
Exact synonyms: Divorce
Generic synonyms: Break, Break Up, Part, Separate, Split
Entails: Conjoin, Espouse, Get Hitched With, Get Married, Hook Up With, Marry, Wed
Derivative terms: Divorce, Divorcee, Divorcement

3. Verb. Separate into parts or portions. "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

4. Verb. Discontinue an association or relation; go different ways. "My friend and I split up"

5. Verb. Become separated into pieces or fragments. "These glasses split up easily"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
Exact synonyms: Break, Come Apart, Fall Apart, Separate
Generic synonyms: Change Integrity
Specialized synonyms: Break Open, Burst, Split, Puncture, Burst, Bust, Smash, Ladder, Run, Crack, Snap, Break Up, Fragment, Fragmentise, Fragmentize, Crush
Related verbs: Break
Derivative terms: Break, Break, Break, Breakable
Also: Break Up

Definition of Split up

1. Verb. (intransitive idiomatic Of a group of people) Cease to be together, break apart from the group. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) separate, disassociate, cause to come apart. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Split Up

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split second
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split shot
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split single
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split tender
split the house
split ticket
split tolerance
split up (current term)
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Literary usage of Split up

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1. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"The closest ally of Leicester became his bitterest rival. The victorious party split up in 1265, as it had split up in 1263. And the dissolution of the ..."

2. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"The ) victorious party split up in 1265, as it had split up in 1263. And the dissolution of the dominant faction once more gave Edward a better chance of ..."

3. The Political History of England by William Hunt, Reginald Lane Poole (1905)
"The victorious party split up in 1265, as it had split up in 1263. And the dissolution of the dominant faction once more gave Edward a better chance of ..."

4. History of England from the Accession of Henry III to the Death of Edward by Thomas Frederick Tout (1905)
"The victorious party split up in 1265, as it had split up in 1263. And the dissolution of the dominant faction once more gave Edward a better chance of ..."

5. Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, John Sibree (1902)
"states, that, contrary to the view thus presented, social relations do not assume the character of general definitions and laws, but are entirely split up ..."

6. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1921)
"What has happened is that the plaintiff's old certificates have been split up in effect and .... split up ..."

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