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English definition of “split”

split

verb [I/T]    /splɪt/ (present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split)
to divide into two or more parts , esp . along a particular line : [T] I suggest we split the profits between us. [T] The teacher split the class into three groups . [I] His pants split when he jumped the fence . slang To split also means to leave a place : [I] The movie was boring , so I split.
(Definition of split verb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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