Translation of "split" - English-Japanese dictionary


verb uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/ present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split

to share something by dividing it into smaller parts

~を分け合う, 分割する, 割り勘にする
The cost of the wedding will be split between the two families.

If something splits or if you split it, it tears so that there is a long, thin hole in it.

破れる(破る), 裂ける(引き裂く)
My trousers split when I sat down.
split your sides

to laugh a lot at something

大笑いする, 笑い転げる, 抱腹絶倒する
We nearly split our sides laughing/with laughter watching Paul trying to get the dog into the bicycle basket.

Phrasal verb(s)

noun uk /splɪt/ us /splɪt/

a long, thin hole in something where it has broken apart

破れ目, 裂け目
There’s a split in my trousers.

the division of a group of people into smaller groups because they disagree about something

(意見の違いによる)分裂, 対立
This issue is likely to cause a major split in the party.

(Translation of “split” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)