Divorce and Split


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Divorce verb – To set or force apart.
Usage example: in your head you need to divorce your wishes and fantasies from the realities of the world as it is

Split is a synonym for divorce in separation topic. In some cases you can use "Split" instead the word "Divorce" as a verb or a noun, when it comes to topics like assemble, separate, breach, dissolution.
Nearby Words: divorced, divorcement, divorcee, divorcing
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Split noun – The act or process of a whole separating into two or more parts or pieces.
Usage example: the split of the group into two factions marked the beginning of the end of the organization

Divorce is a synonym for split in assemble topic. You can use "Divorce" instead the word "Split" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as separation, break up.
Nearby Words: splice, splitting, splitter
Synonyms for Split

How words are described

high high divorce high split
clean clean divorce clean split
long long divorce long split
complete complete divorce complete split
Other adjectives: original, amicable, acrimonious, tough, bad, immediate, later, official, subsequent, recent.

Common collocations

team divorce team split team
head divorce head split head

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / You Can't Do That on Television An episode about divorce had the show being interrupted because the producer and his wife split up and was collecting the half she got in the settlement.
  • Bill and Jo had long split up, but never signed the divorce papers until Bill shows up with his new fiancee.
  • Those Two Actors The comic duo Massimo Boldi & Christian De Sica had starred in so many movies that the Italian media called their split up a 'divorce' and the fact actually made it into newspaper headlines.
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