Synonyms for Cleaving:
Disjoining, Excising, Disassociating, uncoupling, fragmenting, partitioning, Disuniting, severing, splitting, Disconnecting, Disengaging, alienating, parting, dismantling, Dissociating, Sundering, Detaching, Segregating, rending, Rupturing, dividing, Separating, Insulating, Divorcing, breaking, Halving.
forking, tearing, fissuring, Slitting, branching, bifurcating.
Nicking, cracking, Gashing, Chinking, Notching, scoring, serrating, Indenting.
axing, Dissecting, ripping, estranging, Incising, Bisecting, Removing, Amputating, slicing, cutting, disaffiliating, unfixing, paring, ungluing, Disintegrating, disassembling, unhinging.
Usage examples for cleaving
We transformed the poor creatures into a motionless, miserable mass, and just now they were cleaving the air with their strong wings, proclaiming by proud, glad cries to their families among the reeds their approach with an abundant store of prey. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers