Third person singular
- (transitive & intransitive) If a group of people splits or is split, the people don't agree, so the group becomes more than one group.
- Female voters overall are evenly split between Obama (48%) and McCain (47%).
- A year after splitting with his wife, he's back in New Zealand.
- (transitive) If you split something, you separate, cut, or break it into different parts.
- East and West Germany were split apart at the end of World War II.
- She split the wood in half.
- They split into two teams.
- The two agreed to split the bill.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you split your skin, you cut it by hitting it.
- (intransitive); (slang) If you split, you leave.
- A splitting headache is a very painful headache.
- The past tense and past participle of split.
- (countable) A split between two groups is a strong disagreement.
- Time brought about the split between Moscow and Beijing.
- (countable) A split in something, is a place where it breaks into two or where there is a long thing opening.
- The split in the wood had grown wider over the years.
- If you do the splits, you spread your legs so that your feet are pointing away from each other.
- A kind of ice cream dessert.