force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
come apart; "The two pieces that we had glued separated"
become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; "The business partners broke over a tax question"; "The couple separated after 25 years of marriage"; "My friend and I split up"
go one's own away; move apart; "The friends separated after the party"
standing apart; not attached to or supported by anything; "a freestanding bell tower"; "a house with a separate garage"
not living together as man and wife; "decided to live apart"; "maintaining separate households"; "they are separated"
To stop living together as man and wife, possibly under the same roof but usually not. Done with the intention not to live together again.
simplicity split substantially sure