Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb split

5 senses of split

Sense 1
divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up -- (separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I")
       => change integrity -- (change in physical make-up)

Sense 2
cleave, split, rive -- (separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone")
       => tear -- (to separate or be separated by force; "planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars")

Sense 3
separate, part, split up, split, break, break up -- (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")

Sense 4
separate, part, split -- (go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after the party")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 5
burst, split, break open -- (come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; "The bubble burst")
       => break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apart -- (become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart")

Antonyms of adj splitting

1 sense of splitting

Sense 1
rending, ripping, splitting -- (resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward")

INDIRECT (VIA cacophonous) -> euphonious, euphonous -- (having a pleasant sound; "a euphonious trill of silver laughter")

Similarity of adj splitting

1 sense of splitting

Sense 1
rending, ripping, splitting -- (resembling a sound of violent tearing as of something ripped apart or lightning splitting a tree; "the tree split with a great ripping sound"; "heard a rending roar as the crowd surged forward")
       => cacophonous (vs. euphonious), cacophonic -- (having an unpleasant sound; "as cacophonous as a henyard"- John McCarten)

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