Synonyms of cleave in English:

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verb

  • 1 cleaving wood for the fire
    split (open), cut (up), hew, hack, chop up
    literary rive
  • 2 cleaving a path through the traffic
    plow, drive, bulldoze, carve

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Synonyms of cleave in English:

cleave2

verb

Phrases

cleave to

literary
  • 1.1 her tongue clove to the roof of her mouth
    stick (fast), adhere, be attached
  • 2.1 they were cleaving closely to the British empire
    adhere to, hold to, abide by, be loyal to, be faithful to

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