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There are 12 meanings of the word Cleft.

Cleft - as a noun

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

Cleft - as an adjective satellite

Split or divided

Example: "He had a cleft chin and strong jaw"

Having one or more indentations reaching nearly to the midrib

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Cleft - as a verb

To syntactically separate a prominent constituent from the rest of the clause that concerns it, such as threat in "the threat which i saw but which he didn't see, was his downfall."

To split or sever something with, or as if with, a sharp instrument.

Example: "The wings cleaved the foggy air."

To break a single crystal (such as a gemstone or semiconductor wafer) along one of its more symmetrical crystallographic planes (often by impact), forming facets on the resulting pieces.

To make or accomplish by or as if by cutting.

Example: "The truck cleaved a path through the ice."

To split (a complex molecule) into simpler molecules.

To split.

Of a crystal, to split along a natural plane of division.

Cleft - as an adjective

Split, divided, or partially divided into two.

Example Sentences

"The hiker descended into a narrow cleft in the rock formation."
"The surgeon performed a cleft lip repair surgery on the newborn."
"The archaeologists explored the hidden temple cleft in the mountains."
"A deep cleft divided the ancient tree trunk in two."
"She accidentally dropped her phone into a cleft between the car seats."
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Word Game Points

Is CLEFT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, cleft is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

CLEFT has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is CLEFT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, cleft is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
CLEFT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 12.

Is CLEFT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, cleft is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
CLEFT has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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