Cleave to



to adhere closely; stick; cling (usually followed by to).
to remain faithful (usually followed by to):
to cleave to one’s principles in spite of persecution.
verb cleaves, cleaving, cleft, cleaved, clove, cleft, cleaved, cloven
to split or cause to split, esp along a natural weakness
(transitive) to make by or as if by cutting: to cleave a path
when intr, foll by through. to penetrate or traverse
verb
(intransitive) foll by to. to cling or adhere
v.

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