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OTHER WORDS FROM splittingan·ti·split·ting, adjective
Words nearby splitting
Definition for splitting (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), split, split·ting.
verb (used without object), split, split·ting.
Origin of split
OTHER WORDS FROM splitsplit·ta·ble, adjectivepre·split, adjectiveun·split, adjectiveun·split·ta·ble, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for splitting
Again, the difference can seem subtle and sound more like splitting hairs, but the difference is important.How Skinny Is Too Skinny? Israel Bans ‘Underweight’ Models|Carrie Arnold|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Fumbleroooohski…'” (39) “'Look at me, ungh, splitting my own seam, oohh… going deep.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In the early 2000s, after splitting with his wife of 20 years, Stephenson began devoting more time to his interest in art.
If one or both ran, it would likely help Petri by splitting the conservative vote in a primary.Tom Petri's Primary Challenge May Mark End Of Rockefeller Republicanism|Ben Jacobs|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Splitting from a bad spouse is accepted but a stigma remains about cutting out a damaging sibling or parent.Should You Divorce Your Family After the Holidays?|Keli Goff|January 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"It's the meanest thing out,—that splitting on a pal," said the man who had been called Michael.The Landleaguers|Anthony Trollope
Tapered iron wedges on the well-known mechanical principle, for splitting out blocks and for other similar purposes.The Sailor's Word-Book|William Henry Smyth
I only want you to brush my hair; I've had a trying evening here, and I've a splitting headache.Her Own Way|Clyde Fitch
The river was splitting into a dozen smaller streams, shaping out fanlike.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
Finally by an effort he swore that his head was splitting, that he must return to Ischl.Visionaries|James Huneker
British Dictionary definitions for splitting (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for splitting (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for splitting (3 of 3)
verb splits, splitting or split
- to settle a dispute by effecting a compromise in which both sides give way to the same extent
- to divide a remainder equally
- a separated layer of an animal hide or skin other than the outer layer
- leather made from such a layer