What does cleft mean?

Definitions for cleftklɛft

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word cleft.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleft(noun)

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

  2. crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure(adj)

    a long narrow opening

  3. cleft, dissected(adj)

    having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib


  1. cleft(Noun)

    an opening, fissure, or V-shaped indentation made by or as if by splitting

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cleft

    of Cleave

  2. Cleft

    of Cleave

  3. Cleft

    imp. & p. p. from Cleave

  4. Cleft(adj)

    divided; split; partly divided or split

  5. Cleft(adj)

    incised nearly to the midrib; as, a cleft leaf

  6. Cleft(noun)

    a space or opening made by splitting; a crack; a crevice; as, the cleft of a rock

  7. Cleft(noun)

    a piece made by splitting; as, a cleft of wood

  8. Cleft(noun)

    a disease in horses; a crack on the band of the pastern

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cleft

    kleft, pa.t. and pa.p. of Cleave.

  2. Cleft

    kleft, n. an opening made by cleaving or splitting: a crack, fissure, or chink.—Also Clift (B.). [Cf. Ger. kluft, Dan. klyft, a hole.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleft in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cleft in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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