Split up - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsplɪt ʌp|  American pronunciation of the word split up
Brit.  |splɪt ʌp|  British pronunciation of the word split up

noun

- an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity (syn: split)

verb

- get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage (syn: divorce)
- separate into parts or portions (syn: dissever, divide, separate, split)
- discontinue an association or relation; go different ways(syn: break, part, separate, split)
- become separated into pieces or fragments (syn: break, separate)

Examples

My friend and I split up

To get the job done more quickly, we split up into teams.

His schoolwork got worse after his parents split up.

I'll split up the apples so that we can each have one.

We split up into teams.

Jim and Mary have been quarrelling so much recently that their friends are afraid they might split up.

One minute they're madly in love and the next they've split up again.

She reacted very badly (=was very upset) when her parents split up.

Steve's parents split up when he was four.

I thought she'd split up with her boyfriend.

Please don't split up when we get to the museum.

The teacher split up the class into three groups.

The house has now been split up into individual flats.

Can you split up this piece of wood?

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