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Synonyms for cleft
klɛftcleft

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleftnoun

    a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)

    Synonyms:
    scissure, crack, fissure, crevice

    Antonyms:
    simple, unsubdivided

  2. crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissureadjective

    a long narrow opening

    Synonyms:
    go, cracking, fracture, whirl, fling, sally, crack, fissure, wisecrack, quip, pass, tornado, offer, snap, crevice, chap, scissure, cranny, gap, crack cocaine, shot

    Antonyms:
    unsubdivided, simple

  3. cleft, dissectedadjective

    having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

    Synonyms:
    dissected

    Antonyms:
    unsubdivided, simple

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Editors Contribution

  1. rentverb

    being a common word in the form of noun, rent is unknown to many as verb.

    there is a slim rent in the boulder that makes it distinguished.

    Submitted by MAMIDALA on June 8, 2022  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cleftnoun

    Synonyms:
    crevice, chink, fissure, rift, break, breach, gap, cranny, crack, interstice, opening, fracture, chap, chasm

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cleftadjective

    Synonyms:
    riven, split, divided

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cleft":

    slit, furrow, crevasse, crack, trench, slot, chink, groove, fissure

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How to use cleft in a sentence?

  1. Dustin Plunkett:

    It's about life-saving experiences for people. It's about learning to be the best person you can be, when I was a kid, I was moving pretty much home to home, family member to family member, and nobody in my family knew how to support me because of my cleft palate and my intellectual disability.

  2. Dustin Plunkett:

    When I was a kid, I was moving pretty much home to home, family member to family member, and nobody in my family knew how to support me because of my cleft palate and my intellectual disability.

  3. Wendy Williams:

    When he shaves off his mustache, he's got a hairline fracture, he's got one of those, what do you call it, cleft lip, cleft palate.

  4. Charles Matz:

    I think he turned his head in the middle of the scan, and we recorded it, and the resulting 3D model had this cleft in it. That's what gave it that haunting expression.


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