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 for split up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  split up
      n 1: 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]
      v 1: get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; "The couple
           divorced after only 6 months" [syn: divorce, split up]
      2: 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, unite]
      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: become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine
         broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart" [syn: break,
         separate, split up, fall apart, come apart]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  78 Moby Thesaurus words for "split up":
     apportion, break up, breakup, carve, carve up, cut, cut up,
     deactivate, deactivation, debrief, demob, demobilization,
     demobilize, detach, detachment, diaspora, dichotomize, disband,
     disbandment, discharge, disintegrate, disintegration, disjoin,
     dismiss, dismissal, disorganization, disorganize, dispel,
     dispersal, disperse, dispersion, dissever, dissolution, dissolve,
     district, diverge, divide, divide into shares, divide up,
     divide with, divorce, divvy, divvy up, go separate ways,
     grant a divorce, grant an annulment, let go, muster out,
     obtain a divorce, parcel, parcel out, part, part company, parting,
     partition, portion, put asunder, put away, release, scatter,
     section, segment, separate, separation, sever, share, share out,
     share with, slice, slice the pie, slice up, split, subdivide,
     sue for divorce, sunder, unmarry, untie the knot, zone

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