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KK Pronunciation

〔 kliv 〕


〔 kli:v 〕

Overview of verb cleave

The verb cleave has 3 senses

  • cleave, split, rive -- (separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone")

  • cleave -- (make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock")

  • cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere -- (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")