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Definition of 'split up'


  1. an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity; "they announced a two-for-one split of the common stock"
       Synonyms: split stock split


  1. get a divorce; formally terminate a marriage; "The couple divorced after only 6 months"
       Synonyms: divorce
  2. separate into parts or portions; "divide the cake into three equal parts"; "The British carved up the Ottoman Empire after World War I"
       Synonyms: divide split separate dissever carve up
       Antonyms: unite unify
  3. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
       Synonyms: separate part split break break up
  4. become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
       Synonyms: break separate fall apart come apart

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