Synonyms of cleave in English:

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cleave 1

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:

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    cleave 2

    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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