Synonyms for cleft

Synonyms for (noun) cleft

Synonyms: crack, crevice, scissure, cleft, fissure

Definition: a long narrow opening

Similar words: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall


Synonyms: cleft

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

Similar words: indentation, indenture

Definition: a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)

Synonyms for (adjective) cleft

Synonyms: cleft, dissected

Definition: having one or more incisions reaching nearly to the midrib

Similar words: compound

Definition: composed of more than one part

Usage: compound leaves are composed of several lobes; compound flower heads