divide vs split: What's the difference?

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Which is correct: divide or split

How to spell divide?

divide
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split
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divideverb

perform a division

divideverb

act as a barrier between; stand between

divideverb

separate into parts or portions

divideverb

force, take, or pull apart

dividenoun

a ridge of land that separates two adjacent river systems

divideverb

make a division or separation

divideverb

come apart

dividenoun

a serious disagreement between two groups of people (typically producing tension or hostility)

splitadjective

having been divided; having the unity destroyed

splitverb

separate into parts or portions

splitverb

discontinue an association or relation; go different ways

splitverb

separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument

splitnoun

an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

splitnoun

an increase in the number of outstanding shares of a corporation without changing the shareholders' equity

splitnoun

the act of rending or ripping or splitting something

splitnoun

division of a group into opposing factions

splitverb

go one's own way; move apart

splitverb

come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure

splitnoun

a bottle containing half the usual amount

splitnoun

a dessert of sliced fruit and ice cream covered with whipped cream and cherries and nuts

splitnoun

a lengthwise crack in wood

splitnoun

an old Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

splitnoun

a promised or claimed share of loot or money

splitadjective

(especially of wood) cut or ripped longitudinally with the grain

splitnoun

extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back)

splitnoun

(tenpin bowling) a divided formation of pins left standing after the first bowl

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