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1. second

adjective. ['ˈsɛkənd'] coming next after the first in position in space or time or degree or magnitude.

Synonyms

  • ordinal
  • 2nd

Antonyms

  • beseeching
  • slow
  • future

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Split Second

  • reckon
  • beckon

Example sentences of the word split-second


1. Noun Phrase
In a split second, we’re able to compare incoming stimulus to previous experiences and react appropriately.

2. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites.

Synonyms

  • millisecond
  • minute
  • msec
  • sec
  • min
  • leap second
  • time unit
  • s

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

3. second

noun. ['ˈsɛkənd'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • mo
  • wink
  • moment
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • advance
  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

4. second

adverb. ['ˈsɛkənd'] in the second place.

Antonyms

  • big

Etymology

  • seconde (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secunda (Latin)
  • seconder (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • secundo (Latin)
  • secont (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • secundus (Latin)

5. split

verb. ['ˈsplɪt'] separate into parts or portions.

Synonyms

  • triangulate
  • sectionalize
  • initialise
  • unitise
  • subdivide
  • canton
  • initialize
  • carve up
  • unitize
  • sliver
  • dissever
  • change integrity
  • format
  • split up
  • separate
  • divide
  • splinter
  • sectionalise
  • lot
  • Balkanize
  • paragraph
  • parcel

Antonyms

  • female parent
  • hold
  • classical
  • implode

6. split

noun. ['ˈsplɪt'] extending the legs at right angles to the trunk (one in front and the other in back).

Synonyms

  • acrobatic feat

Antonyms

  • common
  • desegregate

7. split

verb. ['ˈsplɪt'] separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument.

Synonyms

  • tear
  • cleave
  • maul
  • laminate

Antonyms

  • promote
  • repair
  • enliven
  • validate

8. split

verb. ['ˈsplɪt'] discontinue an association or relation; go different ways.

Synonyms

  • dissociate
  • part
  • give the gate
  • disunite
  • break with
  • divorce
  • disassociate
  • give the bounce
  • split up
  • separate
  • secede
  • disunify
  • splinter
  • disjoint
  • break up
  • give the axe
  • break away
  • break

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • disappear
  • make
  • mother

9. split

verb. ['ˈsplɪt'] come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • stave
  • split up
  • stave in
  • burst
  • break open
  • separate
  • break
  • blow
  • come apart

Antonyms

  • keep quiet
  • function
  • keep
  • respect

10. split

verb. ['ˈsplɪt'] go one's own way; move apart.

Synonyms

  • move
  • part
  • spread out
  • diffract
  • dissipate
  • separate
  • disperse
  • scatter

Antonyms

  • continue
  • conform to
  • increase
  • enrich
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