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  Words related to cleave

Related / Similar Words: cling, adhere, stick, cohere, split, rive

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument; "cleave the bone";
  • make by cutting into; "The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock";

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    Hyponyms: mold, conglutinate, agglutinate, maul, laminate

     

    Grouped Verbs: adhere, hold fast, bond, bind, stick, stick to, split, rive

     

    Entailments: attach, cut

     

    Derivational Morphology: coherence, coherency, cohesion, cohesiveness, adhesiveness, adhesion, adherence, bond, rent, rip, split, snag, tear, rail-splitter, splitter, cleft, cleavage, cleaver, meat cleaver, chopper

     

    Anagrams: Cavell

     

     
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