cleave to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycleave to
he/she/itcleaves to
present participlecleaving to
past tensecleaved to or clove to or cleft to
past participlecleaved to or cloven to
  1. 1
    to stay very close to someone, or to stay close together
See also main entry: cleave