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cleave

see definition of cleave
  • verbdivide, split
  • verbstand by, stick together
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Synonyms for cleave

verb divide, split
  • hew
  • sunder
  • carve
  • chop
  • crack
  • cut
  • dissect
  • dissever
  • disunite
  • divorce
  • hack
  • open
  • part
  • pierce
  • rend
  • rip
  • rive
  • separate
  • sever
  • slice
  • stab
  • whack
  • tear asunder

Antonyms for cleave

  • close
  • combine
  • connect
  • join
  • marry
  • mend
  • sew
  • unite
  • meld
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to cleave

adhere

verb. stick or become stuck to, either physically or mentally

adheres

verb. stick or become stuck to, either physically or mentally

adhering

verb. stick or become stuck to, either physically or mentally

bisect

verb. divide in two

bisected

verb. divide in two

carve

verb. cut carefully with sharp instrument
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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