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split up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. split, stock split, split upverb

    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. divorce, split upverb

    get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage

    "The couple divorced after only 6 months"

  3. divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve upverb

    separate into parts or portions

    "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"

  4. separate, part, split up, split, break, break upverb

    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"

  5. break, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartverb

    become separated into pieces or fragments

    "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"


  1. split upverb

    Cease to be together, break apart from the group.

  2. split upverb

    separate, disassociate, cause to come apart.


  1. split up

    Split up generally refers to the act of dividing something into several parts, ending a relationship, or causing a group to stop being together. It can be used in various contexts such as relationships, businesses, or group activities.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of split up in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of split up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of split up in a Sentence

  1. Does Helfens:

    We started DivorceHotel in 2011 on Valentine's Day to show the world we believe it is possible to split up in a positive way, it's more that we have an association with Valentine's Day -- positivity.

  2. Sabri Dikman:

    What they're doing is what we call swarming, so instead of in years gone by where we'd have a group of 20, a group of 30 crossing Border Patrol, currently we see 10 groups of two, so what happens is they split up, they cross Border Patrol, and it takes two agents or one agent to address each one of those individual groups so we become task-saturated.

  3. Thomas Wolf:

    The 2020 Census is about power and money, these numbers will determine how seats in Congress are split up over the next 10 years which will determine the political power that communities will have for the next decade and will determine whether they receive their fair share of the $ 1.5 trillion that is annually distributed by the federal government.

  4. Joe Abbas:

    We ran after them on Chestnut, all the way to State Street, and then they split up.

  5. Paul Long:

    Let’s be honest, if I was with someone and you’ve just split up, and they go and win 9 million on the lottery, you’re going to be gutted, aren’t you?

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. valetudinarian
    • B. flabby
    • C. repugnant
    • D. tantamount

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