The definition of 'cleft' & the word 'cleft' in example sentences or phrases

Noun
1
a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
2
a long narrow opening
Verb
1
separate or cut with a tool, such as a sharp instrument
  1. cleave the bone
2
make by cutting into
  1. 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
  1. The dress clings to her body
  2. The label stuck to the box
  3. The sushi rice grains cohere
Adjective satellite
1
having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib
Adjective
1
used of hooves
2
having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

Synonyms of the word 'cleft' & Antonyms of the word 'cleft'.

Noun
Synonymscrack, crevice, fissure, scissure,
Verb
Synonymscleave, split, rive, cleave, cling, cleave, adhere, stick, cohere,
Adjective satellite
Synonymsdissected,
Adjective
Synonymsbisulcate, cloven, dissected,