Cleave ( verb , verb )

(As a verb)

Cleave ( verb )

  1. To split or divide something along a natural boundary, such as a grain or a seam.
  2. To split or divide something with a sharp instrument or tool.
  3. To separate or divide into two or more parts.
  4. To adhere strongly to a person or thing.

Origin:

Derived from the old english word "cleofian" meaning to split or divide.

Examples:

  1. The wood cleaved easily with the axe.
  2. He cleaved the log in two with a single blow.
  3. The rock was cleaved by the pickaxe.
  4. She cleaved to her husband during the difficult times.
  5. The country cleaved into two separate nations.

(As a verb)

Cleave ( verb )

  1. To split or divide something along a natural boundary, such as a grain or a seam.
  2. To split or divide something with a sharp instrument or tool.
  3. To separate or divide into two or more parts.
  4. To adhere strongly to a person or thing.

Origin:

Derived from the old english word "cleofian" meaning to split or divide.

Examples:

  1. The wood cleaved easily with the axe.
  2. He cleaved the log in two with a single blow.
  3. The rock was cleaved by the pickaxe.
  4. She cleaved to her husband during the difficult times.
  5. The country cleaved into two separate nations.
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