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Synonyms for cleavageˈkli vɪdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleavage(noun)

    the state of being split or cleft

    "there was a cleavage between the liberal and conservative members"


  2. cleavage(noun)

    the breaking of a chemical bond in a molecule resulting in smaller molecules


  3. cleavage, segmentation(noun)

    (embryology) the repeated division of a fertilised ovum

    cleavage, division, sectionalization, segmentation, partitioning, sectionalisation, partition

  4. cleavage(noun)

    the line formed by a groove between two parts (especially the separation between a woman's breasts)


  5. cleavage(noun)

    the act of cleaving or splitting



  1. cleavage(noun)

    intermammary sulcus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

divide, dissociation, rift, split, segmentation

Translations for cleavage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • деление, разцепване, цепка, цепимост, разцеплениеBulgarian
  • escotCatalan, Valencian
  • výstřih, štěpnost, štěpení, rozpolcení, rýha mezi ňadry, rozděleníCzech
  • kavalergang, kløftDanish
  • Spaltung, Spaltneigung, Furchung, Dekolleté, Schieferung, Dekolletee, Kluft, Teilung, ZellteilungGerman
  • σχίσιμοGreek
  • canalillo, exfoliación, divisiónSpanish
  • چاک پستانPersian
  • dekoltee, [[rinta, [[solun]] [[jakautuminen]]Finnish
  • division, clivage, décolletéFrench
  • विपाटनHindi
  • sejtosztódás, dekoltázs, hasadásHungarian
  • sfaldatura, décolleté, segmentazione, scissione, incavo, clivaggio, scollaturaItalian
  • 劈開, 卵割, 谷間, 切開, 開裂, 亀裂, 胸の谷間, 分割Japanese
  • делба, расцеп, деколте, расколMacedonian
  • deling, décolleté, splijtenDutch
  • cleavageNorwegian
  • łupliwośćPolish
  • decote, clivagem, decotesPortuguese
  • clivajRomanian
  • ложбинка, раскол, [[между]] [[грудь, расщепление, делениеRussian
  • ความแตกแยกThai
  • розщепленняUkrainian
  • وپاٹنUrdu
  • sự phân chiaVietnamese

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