Found 3 items, similar to cleave.
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v 1: separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument;
“cleave the bone”
2: make by cutting into; “The water is going to cleave a
channel into the rock”
3: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and
resist separation; “The dress clings to her body”
label stuck to the box”
; “The sushi rice grains cohere”
English → English
(kl[=e]v), v. i. [imp. Cleaved
(kl[=a]v, Obs.); p. p. Cleaved
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. cleovien, clivien, cliven, AS. cleofian,
clifian; akin to OS. klib[=o]n, G. kleben, LG. kliven, D.
kleven, Dan. kl[ae]be, Sw. klibba, and also to G. kleiben to
cleve, paste, Icel. kl[=i]fa to climb. Cf. Climb
1. To adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast; to cling.
My bones cleave to my skin. --Ps. cii. 5.
The diseases of Egypt . . . shall cleave unto thee.
Sophistry cleaves close to and protects
Sin's rotten trunk, concealing its defects.
2. To unite or be united closely in interest or affection; to
adhere with strong attachment.
Therefore shall a man leave his father and his
mother, and shall cleave unto his wife. --Gen. ii.
Cleave unto the Lord your God. --Josh. xxiii.
3. To fit; to be adapted; to assimilate. [Poetic.]
New honors come upon him,
Like our strange garments, cleave not to their mold
But with the aid of use. --Shak.
(kl[=e]v), v. t. [imp. Cleft
(kl[=a]v, Obs.), Clove
(kl[=o]v, Obsolescent); p.
(kl[=e]vd) or Cloven
pr. & vb. n. Cleaving
.] [OE. cleoven, cleven, AS.
cle['o]fan; akin to OS. klioban, D. klooven, G. klieben,
Icel. klj[=u]fa, Sw. klyfva, Dan. kl["o]ve and prob. to Gr.
gly`fein to carve, L. glubere to peel. Cf. Cleft
1. To part or divide by force; to split or rive; to cut.
O Hamlet, thou hast cleft my heart in twain. --Shak.
2. To part or open naturally; to divide.
Every beast that parteth the hoof, and cleaveth the
cleft into two claws. --Deut. xiv.
, v. i.
To part; to open; to crack; to separate; as parts of bodies;
as, the ground cleaves by frost.
The Mount of Olives shall cleave in the midst. --Zech.