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 for split
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Split \Split\, v. i.
     1. To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split
        by the freezing of water in them.
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     2. To be broken; to be dashed to pieces.
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              The ship splits on the rock.          --Shak.
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     3. To separate into parties or factions. [Colloq.]
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     4. To burst with laughter. [Colloq.]
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              Each had a gravity would make you split. --Pope.
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     5. To divulge a secret; to betray confidence; to peach.
        [Slang] --Thackeray.
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     6. (Blackjack) To divide one hand of blackjack into two
        hands; -- a strategy allowed to a player when the first
        two cards dealt to the player have the same value.
     7. To leave; to depart (from a place or gathering); as, let's
        split. [Slang]
     To split on a rock, to fail; to to err fatally; to have the
        hopes and designs frustrated.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Split \Split\ (spl[i^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Split
     ({Splitted, R.); p. pr. & vb. n. Splitting.] [Probably of
     Scand. or Low German origin; cf. Dan. splitte, LG. splitten,
     OD. splitten, spletten, D. splijten, G. spleissen, MHG.
     spl[imac]zen. Cf. Splice, Splint, Splinter.]
     1. To divide lengthwise; to separate from end to end, esp. by
        force; to divide in the direction of the grain or layers;
        to rive; to cleave; as, to split a piece of timber or a
        board; to split a gem; to split a sheepskin.
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              Cold winter split the rocks in twain. --Dryden.
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     2. To burst; to rupture; to rend; to tear asunder.
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              A huge vessel of exceeding hard marble split asunder
              by congealed water.                   --Boyle.
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     3. To divide or break up into parts or divisions, as by
        discord; to separate into parts or parties, as a political
        party; to disunite. [Colloq.] --South.
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     4. (Chem.) To divide or separate into components; -- often
        used with up; as, to split up sugar into alcohol and
        carbonic acid.
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     To split hairs, to make distinctions of useless nicety.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Split \Split\, n.
     1. A crack, rent, or longitudinal fissure.
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     2. A breach or separation, as in a political party; a
        division. [Colloq.]
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     3. A piece that is split off, or made thin, by splitting; a
        splinter; a fragment.
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     4. Specif: (Leather Manuf.), One of the sections of a skin
        made by dividing it into two or more thicknesses.
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     5. (Faro) A division of a stake happening when two cards of
        the kind on which the stake is laid are dealt in the same
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        (a) (Basketwork) Any of the three or four strips into
            which osiers are commonly cleft for certain kinds of
            work; -- usually in pl.
        (b) (Weaving) Any of the dents of a reed.
        (c) Any of the air currents in a mine formed by dividing a
            larger current.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     7. Short for Split shot or split stroke.
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     8. (Gymnastics) The feat of going down to the floor so that
        the legs extend in a straight line, either with one on
        each side or with one in front and the other behind. [Cant
        or Slang]
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     9. A small bottle (containing about half a pint) of some
        drink; -- so called as containing half the quantity of the
        customary smaller commercial size of bottle; also, a drink
        of half the usual quantity; a half glass. [Cant or Slang]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     10. (Finance) The substitution of more than one share of a
         corporation's stock for one share. The market price of
         the stock usually drops in proportion to the increase in
         outstanding shares of stock. The split may be in any
         ratio, as, a two-for-one split; a three-for-two split.
     11. (Blackjack) The division by a player of one hand of
         blackjack into two hands, allowed when the first two
         cards dealt to a player have the same value; the player
         who chooses to split is obliged to increase the amount
         wagered by placing a sum equal to the original bet on the
         new hand thus created. See split[6], v.i.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Split \Split\, a.
     1. Divided; cleft.
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     2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft.
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     3. (Exchanges)
        (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time
            or price and part at another time or price; -- said of
            an order, sale, etc.
        (b) Of quotations, given in sixteenth, quotations in
            eighths being regular; as, 103/16 is a split
        (c) (London Stock Exchange) Designating ordinary stock
            that has been divided into preferred ordinary and
            deferred ordinary.
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     Split pease, hulled pease split for making soup, etc.
     Split pin (Mach.), a pin with one end split so that it may
        be spread open to secure it in its place.
     Split pulley, a parting pulley. See under Pulley.
     Split ring, a ring with overlapped or interlocked ends
        which may be sprung apart so that objects, as keys, may be
        strung upon the ring or removed from it.
     Split ticket, a ballot in which a voter votes for a portion
        of the candidates nominated by one party, candidates of
        other parties being substituted for those omitted. [U.S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  damaged \damaged\ (d[a^]m"[asl]jd), adj.
     1. changed so as to reduce value, function, or other
        desirable trait; -- usually not used of persons. Opposite
        of undamaged. [Narrower terms: battered, beat-up,
        beaten-up, bedraggled, broken-down, dilapidated,
        ramshackle, tumble-down, unsound; bent, crumpled,
        dented; blasted, rent, ripped, torn; broken-backed;
        burned-out(prenominal), burned out(predicate),
        burnt-out(prenominal), burnt out(predicate); burst,
        ruptured; corroded; cracked, crackled, crazed;
        defaced, marred; hurt, weakened;
        knocked-out(prenominal), knocked out; mangled,
        mutilated; peeling; scraped, scratched;
        storm-beaten] Also See blemished, broken, damaged,
        destroyed, impaired, injured, unsound.
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     2. Rendered imperfect by impairing the integrity of some
        part, or by breaking. Opposite of unbroken. [Narrower
        terms: busted; chipped; cracked; crumbled,
        fragmented; crushed, ground; dissolved; fractured;
        shattered, smashed, splintered; split; unkept,
        violated] Also See: damaged, imperfect, injured,
     Syn: broken.
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     3. being unjustly brought into disrepute; as, her damaged
     Syn: discredited.
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     4. made to appear imperfect; -- especially of reputation; as,
        the senator's seriously damaged reputation.
     Syn: besmirched, flyblown, spotted, stained, sullied,
          tainted, tarnished.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: having been divided; having the unity destroyed;
             "Congress...gave the impression of...a confusing sum of
             disconnected local forces"-Samuel Lubell; "a league of
             disunited nations"- E.B.White; "a fragmented coalition";
             "a split group" [syn: disconnected, disunited,
             fragmented, split]
      2: (especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the
         grain; "we bought split logs for the fireplace"
      n 1: extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in
           front and the other in back)
      2: a bottle containing half the usual amount
      3: a promised or claimed share of loot or money; "he demanded
         his split before they disbanded"
      4: a lengthwise crack in wood; "he inserted the wedge into a
         split in the log"
      5: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a
         rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings" [syn:
         rip, rent, snag, split, tear]
      6: an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea
      7: a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped
         cream and cherries and nuts
      8: (tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing
         after the first bowl; "he was winning until he got a split in
         the tenth frame"
      9: 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" [syn:
         split, stock split, split up]
      10: the act of rending or ripping or splitting something; "he
          gave the envelope a vigorous rip" [syn: rent, rip,
      11: division of a group into opposing factions; "another schism
          like that and they will wind up in bankruptcy" [syn:
          schism, split]
      v 1: separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into
           three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman
           Empire after World War I" [syn: divide, split, split
           up, separate, dissever, carve up] [ant: unify,
      2: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;
         "cleave the bone" [syn: cleave, split, rive]
      3: 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" [syn: separate, part, split up, split,
         break, break up]
      4: go one's own way; move apart; "The friends separated after
         the party" [syn: separate, part, split]
      5: come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal
         pressure; "The bubble burst" [syn: burst, split, break

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  589 Moby Thesaurus words for "split":
     ablate, abrupt, absquatulate, abysm, abyss, aggravated,
     agree to disagree, alienate, alienation, allot, amputate, aperture,
     apportion, arroyo, assessable stock, atomize,
     authorized capital stock, ax, be in stitches, beat it, bifurcate,
     bifurcated, birthmark, bisect, bisected, blackhead, bleb, blemish,
     blemished, blister, blow, blue chip, blue chip stock,
     borrowed stock, box canyon, branch, branched, branching, breach,
     breach of friendship, break, break in, break into, break open,
     break through, break to pieces, break up, break with, breakage,
     broach, broaching, broken, bulla, burned, burst, burst in,
     burst into laughter, burst out, burst out laughing,
     burst with laughter, bust, bust a gut, bust in, busted, butcher,
     by two, cachinnate, cackle, canyon, capital stock, carve, carve up,
     cast off, cast out, cave in, cavity, channel, chap, chasm, check,
     checked, chimney, chink, chinky, chip, chipped, chop, chortle,
     chuckle, cicatrix, cicatrize, cicatrized, clearing, cleavage,
     cleave, cleft, cleuch, clough, cloven, col, come apart,
     come unstuck, comedo, common stock, consume,
     convertible preferred stock, corporate stock, corrode, coulee,
     couloir, crack, crack up, cracked, cranny, crater, craze, crazed,
     crevasse, crevice, cross, crow, crumble, crumble into dust,
     cumulative preferred stock, cut, cut adrift, cut apart, cut away,
     cut in two, cut off, cut open, cut out, cut up, cwm,
     cyclical stock, damaged, deal out, decamp, decay, decompose,
     deface, defaced, defacement, defect, defective, defensive stock,
     deferred stock, defile, deform, deformation, deformed, deformity,
     dehiscent, delete, dell, demolish, depart, detach, deteriorated,
     dichotomize, dichotomous, dichotomy, dike, dimidiate, disaffection,
     disarticulate, disassemble, disclosure, disconnect, discord,
     disengage, disfavor, disfiguration, disfigure, disfigured,
     disfigurement, disintegrate, disjoin, disjoint, dismantle,
     disorganize, dispart, disruption, dissect, dissever, dissociate,
     dissolve, distort, distorted, distortion, distribute, district,
     disunion, disunite, disunity, ditch, divaricate, diverge,
     divergence, divide, divide into shares, divide up, divide with,
     divided, dividedness, division, divorce, divvy, divvy up, dog it,
     dole out, donga, double-cross, draw, duck and run, duck out,
     eighth stock, eject, embittered, equities, equity, equity security,
     erode, estrange, estrangement, exacerbated, excavation, excise,
     exfoliate, expel, fall out, fall to pieces, falling-out, fancies,
     fault, faulty, fenestra, fission, fissure, fissured, fissury,
     fistula, flaw, flawed, floating stock, flume, fly open, fontanel,
     foramen, force open, fork, forked, forking, fracture, fractured,
     fragment, freckle, furrow, gap, gape, gaping, gappy, gash, gat,
     giggle, give away, give way, glamour issue, go,
     go into convulsions, go separate ways, gorge, groove, growth stock,
     guaranteed stock, guffaw, gulch, gulf, gully, ha-ha, hack, halve,
     halved, harmed, have a falling-out, hee-haw, hee-hee, hemangioma,
     hew, hiatus, hickey, high-flier, ho-ho, hole, hollow, horselaugh,
     hot issue, hurt, hypothecated stock, impaired, imperfect, in bits,
     in half, in pieces, in shards, in shreds, inactive stock, incise,
     incision, income stock, injured, inlet, interval, irritated,
     isolate, issued capital stock, jigsaw, joint, keloid, keloidal,
     kink, kinked, kloof, lacerate, lacerated, lacuna, lam, lance,
     laugh, laugh it up, laugh outright, lay open, laying open, leak,
     leave, lentigo, letter stock, loaned stock, long stock,
     make mincemeat of, make off, mangled, mar, marred, mash, milium,
     moat, molder, mole, mutilated, nearly die laughing, needle scar,
     nevus, nonassessable stock, nonvoting stock, notch, nullah, ope,
     open, open rupture, open up, opening, opening up, ordinary shares,
     orifice, outlet, pale blue chip, parcel, parcel out, pare, part,
     part company, participating preferred stock, partition, pass,
     passage, passageway, penny stock, pick to pieces, pimple, pimpled,
     pimply, pit, pock, pockmark, pore, port-wine mark, port-wine stain,
     portion, powder, preference stock, preferred stock, prize open,
     protective stock, prune, pull apart, pull away, pull back,
     pull in pieces, pull out, pull to pieces, pulverize, pustule,
     quarter stock, quartered, ragged, rails, ramified, ramify, ravine,
     recall of ambassadors, reduce to rubble, rend, rent, reverse split,
     rift, rime, rimose, rimulose, rip, rive, riven, roar,
     roar with laughter, rupture, ruptured, saw, scab, scabbed, scabby,
     scalded, scale, scar, scarified, scarify, scarred, schism, scissor,
     scissure, scorched, scram, scratch, seam, seasoned stock,
     sebaceous cyst, section, segment, segregate, sell, sell out,
     separate, separated, separation, sequester, set apart, set aside,
     sever, severed, shake like jelly, shake with laughter, share,
     share ledger, share out, share with, shares, shatter, shattered,
     short stock, shout, shredded, shriek, shut off, skedaddle,
     skin out, skip, skip out, slash, slashed, slice, slice the pie,
     slice up, slit, slot, smashed, snap, snicker, snigger, snip, snort,
     space, special situation stock, specialty stock, speculative stock,
     splinter, splintered, split in two, split open, split up,
     split with laughter, spread, spread out, spring a leak,
     spring open, sprung, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside,
     standard stock, start, steels, step aside, stock, stock ledger,
     stock list, stock split, stocks, stoma, stove in, strawberry mark,
     sty, subdivide, subtract, sulcus, sunder, swing open,
     take a powder, take apart, take off, tap, tattered, tear,
     tear apart, tear open, tear to pieces, tear to shreds,
     tear to tatters, tee-hee, ten-share unit stock, the worse for,
     throw off, throw open, throw out, throwing open, titter, torn,
     total, track, transect, treasury stock, trench, twist, twisted,
     unbuild, uncorking, uncouple, undo, unissued capital stock, unmake,
     unstopping, unyoke, utilities, valley, vamoose, verruca, vesicle,
     void, voting stock, wadi, wale, warp, warped, wart, waste away,
     weakened, weal, wear away, welt, wen, whitehead, whittle, withdraw,
     worse, worse off, worsened, wrack up, wreck, yawn, yuk-yuk, zone

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A program like Unix's "split" which breaks an
     input file into parts, usually of a pre-set size, e.g. the
     maximum size that can fit on a floppy.  The parts can then
     be assembled with a dechunker, which is usually just the
     chunker in a different mode.

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