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Definitions of cleave

  1. come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation; "The dress clings to her body"; "The label stuck to the box"; "The sushi rice grains cohere" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast; to cling. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. To unite or be united closely in interest or affection; to adhere with strong attachment. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. To fit; to be adapted; to assimilate. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To part or divide by force; to split or rive; to cut. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To part or open naturally; to divide. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To part; to open; to crack; to separate; as parts of bodies; as, the ground cleaves by frost. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To split. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To stick; to adhere; be attached strongly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. Cut open; to divide by force. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  13. Cleavable. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Clave, Cleaved. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. Cleaved. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Cleaving. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  17. Cleft, clove. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  18. Cleft, cloven, cleaved. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. To divide, to split: to separate with violence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. To part asunder: to crack:-pr.p. cleaving; pa.t. clove or cleft; pa.p. cloven or cleft. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  21. To stick or adhere: to unite:-pr.p. cleaving; pa.t. cleaved or clave: pa.p. cleaved. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Cleaved or clave. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. Clove or cleft. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  24. Cloven or cleft. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  25. To crack; part asunder. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  26. To split; to sever. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  27. To stick; to adhere. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. To cut through; sunder; split. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. To stick fast cling; adhere. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. To part or divide by force; to rive; to part or open naturally. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. To adhere or cling to; to fit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  32. To part asunder; to crack. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  33. To adhere to; to stick to; to be united in interest or affection. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  34. To split; to part or divide by force; to crack; to part; to open. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  35. kl[=e]v, v.t. to divide, to split: to separate with violence: to go through: to pierce.--v.i. to part asunder: to crack:--pr.p. cleav'ing; pa.t. cl[=o]ve or cleft; pa.p. clov'en or cleft.--adj. CLEAV'ABLE, capable of being cleft.--ns. CLEAV'AGE, a condition of rocks in which they split easily into thin plates; CLEAV'ER, one who or that which cleaves: a butcher's chopper; CLEAV'ERS, CLIV'ERS, goose-grass--Galium aperine, diuretic and sudorific.--adj. CLEAV'ING, splitting. [A.S. cleófan; cog. with Ger. klieben.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  36. kl[=e]v, v.i. to stick or adhere: to unite:--pr.p. cleav'ing; pa.t. cleaved or cl[=a]ve; pa.p. cleaved.--n. CLEAV'ING, the act of adhering. [A.S. clifian; cog. with Ger. kleben, Dut. kleven.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  37. (clove or cleft; cloven or cleft). Split (often asunder, in two); chop, break, or come, apart, esp. along the grain or line of cleavage (cleft palate, malformation in mouth; in a cleft stick, in tight place allowing neither retreat nor advance; cloven hoof, of ruminant quadrupeds, of god Pan, & so of devil, whence show the c. h., reveal an evil nature); make way through (water, air); hold (ground, persons) apart (of chasm lit. & fig.). Hence cleavable a. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  38. (cleared or clave; cleaved). Stick fast, adhere, to (archaic exc. in fig. sense of be faithful. [old English] Concise Oxford Dictionary

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