Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “split”

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “split” in Spanish

Definitions of “split” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

luck

the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities

Word of the Day

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Read More 

micro pig noun

January 26, 2015
an extremely small pig, bred to be a pet Micro pigs have become popular pets recently, with famous owners including Victoria Beckham, Paris Hilton and Olympic diver, Tom Daley.

Read More