Definition for Split (-s)

split (-s), v. [MDu; related to spleet < LG.] (webplay: break, cleave, earth, entirely, hair, heart, separate, sides).

  1. Interrupt; break up; cut short; [fig.] fill with loud noise.
  2. Open; burst; part asunder.
  3. Disjoin; divide; separate; disunite; disconnect; divorce; part; cleave.
  4. Shorten; reduce; abbreviate.
  5. [Fig.] experience grief; feel great pain.
  6. [Fig.] feel intense happiness; experience joy.

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