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English adjective: cleft

1. cleft having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib


Synonymsdissected


Similarcompound


Antonymsunsubdivided, simple


English noun: cleft

1. cleft (shape) a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)


Broader (hypernym)indentation, indenture

2. cleft (object) a long narrow opening


Synonymscrack, crevice, fissure, scissure


Broader (hypernym)gap, opening


Narrower (hyponym)break, chap, chink, crevasse, fatigue crack, fault, faulting, fracture, geological fault, rift, shift, slit, split, vent, volcano









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