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split the difference

Definition of split the difference

  1. :  to agree to an amount that is halfway between two given amounts <He thought I should pay $40 and I thought I should pay $30, so we decided to split the difference at $35.>



Word by Word Definitions

splitplay
  1. :  to divide lengthwise usually along a grain or seam or by layers

    :  to affect as if by cleaving or forcing apart

    :  to tear or rend apart :  burst

  1. :  divided, fractured

    :  prepared for use by splitting

    :  heterozygous

  1. :  a narrow break made by or as if by splitting

    :  an arrangement of bowling pins left standing with space for pins between them

    :  a piece split off or made thin by splitting

differenceplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being different

    :  an instance of differing in nature, form, or quality

    :  a characteristic that distinguishes one from another or from the average

  1. :  differentiate, distinguish


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