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Definition 1: an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where split up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock

Synonyms for split up in the sense of this definition

(split up is a kind of ...) the act of increasing something

"he gave me an increase in salary"

Definition 2: become separated into pieces or fragments - [verb of change]

Samples where split up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The figurine broke
  • The freshly baked loaf fell apart

Synonyms for split up in the sense of this definition

(split up is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of split up ) break or cause to break into pieces

"The plate fragmented"

(... is a kind of split up ) break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension

"The pipe snapped"

(... is a kind of split up ) come unraveled or undone as if by snagging

"Her nylons were running"

(... is a kind of split up ) break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow

"The window smashed"

(... is a kind of split up ) break open or apart suddenly and forcefully

"The dam burst"

(... is a kind of split up ) be pierced or punctured

"The tire punctured"

(... is a kind of split up ) come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

"The bubble burst"

(... is a kind of split up ) become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure

"The plastic bottle crushed against the wall"

(split up has a similar meaning as ...) destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments

"He broke the glass plate" "She broke the match"

Samples where split up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The couple divorced after only 6 months

Synonyms for split up in the sense of this definition

(split up is a kind of ...) 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"

(split up implies ...) take in marriage

Samples where split up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The business partners broke over a tax question
  • The couple separated after 25 years of marriage
  • My friend and I split up

Synonyms for split up in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of split up ) terminate a relationship abruptly

"Mary gave John the axe after she saw him with another woman"

(... is a kind of split up ) break up or separate

"The country is disunifying" "Yugoslavia broke apart after 1989"

(... is a kind of split up ) part; cease or break association with

"She disassociated herself from the organization when she found out the identity of the president"

(... is a kind of split up ) end a relationship

"China broke with Russia"

(... is a kind of split up ) get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage

"The couple divorced after only 6 months"

(... is a kind of split up ) withdraw from an organization or communion

"After the break up of the Soviet Union, many republics broke away"

(... is a kind of split up ) interrupt a continued activity

"She had broken with the traditional patterns"

Samples where split up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for split up in the sense of this definition

(split up is a kind of ...) change in physical make-up

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into cantons, of a country

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into paragraphs, as of text

"This story is well paragraphed"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into slivers or splinters

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into parts

"The developers parceled the land"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into lots, as of land, for example

(... is a kind of split up ) divide (bulk material) and process as units

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into triangles or give a triangular form to

"triangulate the piece of cardboard"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into sections, especially into geographic sections

"sectionalize a country"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data

"Please format this disk before entering data!"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide into smaller and smaller pieces

"This apartment cannot be subdivided any further!"

(... is a kind of split up ) divide a territory into small, hostile states

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