Definition of CLEAVE

to hold to something firmly as if by adhesion <you should resolutely cleave to the facts in your report>
Synonyms adhere, cleave, cling, hew
Related Words bind, cohere, fasten, fuse, glue, unite
Near Antonyms loosen; drop, fall

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