split up

Primary Meanings of split up

1.
v
separate into parts or portions
2.
n
an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity
Full Definitions of split up
1

v separate into parts or portions

Synonyms:
carve up, dissever, divide, divvy, separate, split
Antonyms:
unify, unite
act in concert or unite in a common purpose or belief
Types:
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subdivide
divide into smaller and smaller pieces
format, initialise, initialize
divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data
sectionalise, sectionalize
divide into sections, especially into geographic sections
triangulate
divide into triangles or give a triangular form to
unitise, unitize
divide (bulk material) and process as units
lot
divide into lots, as of land, for example
parcel
divide into parts
sliver, splinter
divide into slivers or splinters
paragraph
divide into paragraphs, as of text
canton
divide into cantons, of a country
Balkanise, Balkanize
divide a territory into small, hostile states
Type of:
change integrity
change in physical make-up

v become separated into pieces or fragments

Synonyms:
break, come apart, fall apart, separate
break
destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
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break open, burst, split
come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
puncture
be pierced or punctured
burst, bust
break open or apart suddenly and forcefully
smash
break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
ladder, run
come unraveled or undone as if by snagging
crack, snap
break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
break up, fragment, fragmentise, fragmentize
break or cause to break into pieces
crush
become injured, broken, or distorted by pressure
pop
burst open with a sharp, explosive sound
blow
burst suddenly
stave, stave in
burst or force (a hole) into something
atomise, atomize
break up into small particles
bray, comminute, crunch, grind, mash
reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading
pound
break down and crush by beating, as with a pestle
shatter
break into many pieces
sunder
break apart or in two, using violence
sliver, splinter
break up into splinters or slivers
rag
break into lumps before sorting
crumb
break into crumbs
brecciate
break into breccia
crush
break into small pieces
grate, grind
make a grating or grinding sound by rubbing together
Type of:
change integrity
change in physical make-up

v discontinue an association or relation; go different ways

Synonyms:
break, break up, part, separate, split
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give the axe, give the bounce, give the gate
terminate a relationship abruptly
break apart, disunify
break up or separate
disassociate, disjoint, dissociate, disunite, divorce
part; cease or break association with
break with
end a relationship
divorce
get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage
break away, secede, splinter
withdraw from an organization or communion
break, break away
interrupt a continued activity

v get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage

Synonyms:
divorce
Type of:
break, break up, part, separate, split
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
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n an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity

Synonyms:
split, stock split
Type of:
increase, step-up
the act of increasing something

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