Translation of "split" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /splɪt/ (present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split)
BREAK [ I, T ]

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

böl(ün)mek, parçala(n)mak, ayırmak, ayrılmak, yar(ıl)mak
He split his trousers when he bent over.
Her shoes were splitting apart at the sides.
DIVIDE [ I, T ] ( also split up)

B2 to divide into smaller parts or groups, or to divide something into smaller parts or groups

küçük parçalara/gruplara ayırmak/ayrılmak
The children split up into three groups.

to share something by dividing it into smaller parts

paylaşmak, bölüşmek, üleşmek
The cost of the wedding will be split between the two families.

If a group of people splits, or something splits them, they disagree and form smaller groups.

böl(ün)mek, ayırmak, ayrılmak, hipleş(tir)mek
[ often passive ] The government is split on the issue of hunting.
→ See also split hairs

(Translation of “split verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)