Synonyms of cleft
openingDictionary • a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through
opening • He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
break • a break in the earth's surface
crack • She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
gap • the wind tearing through gaps in the window frames
rent • welling up from a rent in the ground
breach • A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
fracture • large fractures in the crust creating the valleys
rift • In the open bog are many rifts and potholes.
chink • He peered through a chink in the curtains.
crevice • a huge boulder with rare ferns growing in every crevice
fissure • There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
cranny • The lizards fled into crannies in the rocks.
splitDictionary • The cleft rock face seemed to move in the static noonday light.
split • a split finger nail
separated • They're trying their best to bring together separated families.
torn • a torn photograph
cloven • The tracks were made by an animal with a cloven hoof.
riven • The party was riven with factional fighting.
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• A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
• a break in the earth's surface
chinkA chink in a surface is a very narrow crack or opening in it.
• He peered through a chink in the curtains.
Thesaurus for cleft from the Collins English Thesaurus
a fissure or crevice