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split
British English: /splɪt/
American English: /splɪt/

Translation of split in Italian:

noun

  • 5 (Cookery) (dessert)
    banana split (feminine)

also: splits plural noun

adjective

transitive verb forma in -ing -tt- pass., p.pass. split

  • 2 (cause dissent)
    dividere, spaccare (party, movement, alliance)
    to split the vote
    spartirsi l'elettorato
    the dispute has split the alliance in two, into two factions
    il conflitto ha spaccato in due l'alleanza o ha diviso l'alleanza in due fazioni
    the committee was (deeply) split on, over this issue
    la commissione era (profondamente) divisa su questa questione
  • 4 (share)
    dividere (cost, payment) (between tra)
    shall we split a bottle of wine (between us)?
    dividiamo una bottiglia di vino? prendiamo una bottiglia di vino in due?
    to split something three, four ways
    dividere qualcosa in tre, quattro parti (profits, cost)
  • 5 (Linguistics)to split an infinitive
    = inserire un avverbio fra to e l'infinito del verbo

intransitive verb forma in -ing ecc. -tt- pass., p.pass. split

  • 1
    (wood, log, rock, slate)
    fendersi, spaccarsi in (into in)
    (fabric, garment)
    strapparsi, lacerarsi
    (seam)
    disfarsi, scucirsi
    to split in(to) two
    (stream, road)
    biforcarsi
    my head's splitting [figurative]
    mi scoppia la testa
  • 2 (Politics) (party, movement, alliance)
    dividersi, scindersi
    (stronger)
    spaccarsi
    the leadership split on o over (the question of) the voting system
    la dirigenza del partito si spaccò sulla questione del sistema elettorale
    to split along party lines
    schierarsi a seconda delle diverse linee del partito

Idioms

to split the difference

venire a o raggiungere un compromesso

to split one's sides (laughing)

[informal]
piegarsi in due dalle risate

Phrasal verbs

split off:

1 split off
(branch, piece, end)
staccarsi (from da)
(path)
biforcarsi
(political group)
scindersi, dividersi
(company)
dividersi, separarsi (from da)
2 split [something] off
staccare (branch, piece)
to split something off from
staccare qualcosa da (branch, piece)
separare qualcosa da (company, section, department)

split open:

1 split open
(bag, fabric)
strapparsi, lacerarsi
(seam)
disfarsi, scucirsi
2 split [something] open
aprire (box)
aprire, spaccare (coconut)
to split one's head open
spaccarsi la testa

split up:

1 split up
(band)
sciogliersi, dividersi
(members)
separarsi, dividersi
(couple, parents)
separarsi, dividersi, lasciarsi
(crowd, demonstrators)
disperdersi
(alliance, consortium)
rompersi
(federation)
dividersi, scindersi (into in)
to split up with
rompere o lasciarsi con (partner, girlfriend)
separarsi da, dividersi da (husband)
to split up into groups of five
dividersi in gruppi da cinque
2 split [somebody] up
separare, dividere (friends, partners, group members) (from da)
everyone tried to split the couple up
tutti cercarono di fare dividere la coppia
to split the children up into groups
dividere i bambini in gruppi
3 split [something] up, split up [something]
ripartire, spartire (money, profits, work) (into in)
dividere, smembrare (area, group) (into in)
to split a novel up into chapters
suddividere un romanzo in capitoli
to split something up into its component parts
smembrare qualcosa nei propri componenti

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