To hold fast or adhere to something, as by grasping, sticking, embracing, or entwining:
The definition of adhere means to stick to something, either literally or figuratively.
To cut off (a part) from a whole:
To chop or cut with an ax, knife, etc.; hack; gash
The definition of separate is to pull apart, disconnect or divide.
To divide by cutting; slice
To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
To divide is defined as to separate into two or more parts.
To pierce, puncture, or penetrate with a pointed instrument:
To bisect is defined as to cut in half.
(Informal) To take place or happen; proceed:
To cut by striking with a heavy sharp tool, such as an ax:
(Slang, computing) By extension, to gain unauthorised access to a computer or online account belonging to (a person or organisation).
To participate or take part with
To comb (hair, for example) away from a dividing line, as on the scalp.
To make a hole in or through; perforate; bore; specif., to make a hole in an earlobe, lip, nostril, or other part of the body for the purpose of inserting a ring, stud, or other ornament
To continue unchanged in place, form, or condition, or undiminished in quantity; to abide; to stay; to endure; to last.
To tear or split apart or into pieces violently.
To split open; break.
To cut or tear apart roughly or vigorously
To break or distress (the spirit, for example).
A force, movement or pressure applied to an object perpendicular to a given axis, with greater value on one side of the axis than the other.
To cut or divide into slices:
(Chem., Physics) To break (a molecule) into atoms or into smaller molecules
To make (an opening) with force or energy.
(US) to combine two similar objects into one
To join and act together in a common purpose or endeavor.
Bond means to bind or connect.
To have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results:
The definition of connect means to join together or to become joined.
To gather into a group; collect
Find another word for cleave. In this page you can discover 42 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cleave, like: cling, adhere, sever, hew, separate, hold fast, carve, cut, divide, stick and bisect.