Meaning of “cleave” in the English Dictionary


(Definition of “cleave” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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cleaveverb [ I/T ]

/kliv/ past tense and past participle cleaved, cleft or clove, past participle cleaved, cleft or cloven, present participle cleaving

to cut or break into two or more parts:

[ I ] The volcano cleaved nearly in half after its last eruption.

(Definition of “cleave” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)