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Translation of "split" - English-Spanish dictionary

split

verb   /splɪt/ ( present participle splitting, past tense and past participle split)
to share something by dividing it into smaller parts dividir 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. rasgar(se) My trousers split when I sat down.
split your sides
to laugh a lot at something partirse de risa We nearly split our sides laughing/with laughter watching Paul trying to get the dog into the bicycle basket.
→  Phrasal verbs split up
noun   /splɪt/
a long, thin hole in something where it has broken apart grieta, raja There’s a split in my trousers.
the division of a group of people into smaller groups because they disagree about something escisión This issue is likely to cause a major split in the party.
(Definition of split from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

split

verb /split/ ( present participle splitting, split)
to cut or (cause to) break lengthwise rajar He used an axe/ax to split the firewood The skirt split all the way down the back seam.
to divide or (cause to) disagree dividir The dispute split the workers into two opposing groups.
split-level adjective
built, made etc on two levels en dos niveles a split-level dining room/cooker.
split second noun
a fraction of a second fracción de segundo She won the race by a split second.
splitting headache noun
a very bad headache dolor de cabeza terrible horror Turn down the radio – I’ve got a splitting headache.
the splits noun plural
the gymnastic exercise of sitting down on the floor with one leg straight forward and the other straight back abrirse de piernas, despatarrarse Can you do the splits?
(Definition of split from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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