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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. cleave: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. cleave, cleave: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. cleave, cleave: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. cleave: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. cleave: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. cleave: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Cleave, cleave: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. cleave: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. cleave: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. cleave: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. cleave: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. cleave: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. cleave: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. cleave: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. cleave (1), cleave (2): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. cleave: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. Cleave (Therapy? album), Cleave (album), Cleave (disambiguation), Cleave (fiber), Cleave (surname), Cleave: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Cleave: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. cleave: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. cleave: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Cleave: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. cleave: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Cleave: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. cleave: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. cleave: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. cleave: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. cleave: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Cleave: The Word Detective [home, info]
  29. cleave: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Cleave: Investopedia [home, info]
  2. cleave: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cleave: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cleave: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. cleave: Encyclopedia of Graphic Symbols [home, info]
  2. CLEAVE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. cleave: A Word A Day [home, info]
  4. cleave: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. cleave: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (cleave)

verb:  separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument ("Cleave the bone")
verb:  make by cutting into ("The water is going to cleave a channel into the rock")
verb:  come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

▸ Also see cloven
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Phrases that include cleave:   cleave to, thomas l. cleave, cleave dar, cleave drip, cleave gag, more...

Words similar to cleave:   rive, split, clave, cleaved, cleaving, cleft, clove, cloven, adhere, hew, rend, sever, more...

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