Definition: to split or cut, particularly along a grain or line
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): crack, splinter
Antonym(s): join, unite
1. You can use the axe in the shed to cleave the firewood into smaller logs.
2. In the lab, the scientist will use a laser to cleave the particle into two identical pieces.
3. Take the bread and cleave it down the middle with the knife.