(noun, verb)


1. a junction where two things (as paper or film or magnetic tape) have been joined together

- the break was due to an imperfect splice

Similar word(s): splicing

Definition categories: man–made, conjunction, junction

2. joint made by overlapping two ends and joining them together

Definition categories: man–made, joint


1. join the ends of

- splice film

Definition categories: contact, conjoin, join

2. perform a marriage ceremony

- The couple got spliced on Hawaii

Similar word(s): marry, tie, wed

Definition categories: social, officiate

3. join together so as to form new genetic combinations

- splice genes

Definition categories: contact, conjoin, join

4. join by interweaving strands

- Splice the wires

Definition categories: contact, enlace, entwine, interlace, intertwine, lace, twine

Sentences with splice as a verb:

- He argues against attempts to splice different genres or species of literature into a single composition.