There are 2 main translations of cleave in Spanish

: cleave1cleave2

cleave1

hender, v.

Pronunciation: /kliv//kliːv/

transitive verb

literary, archaic

  • 1

    (split)
    hender literary
    partir
    clove
    , → cloven
    , and → cleft
    • A beetle and froe were used for cleaving the sawn pieces, then a hatchet and drawshave were needed to roughly shape the lengths of wood.
    • The ax clove the rest of the sword in two, missing Drew's flesh by inches.
    • His every word cleft my mother's soul like a scimitar.
    • The only function for renin is to cleave a 10-amino acid peptide from the N-terminal end of angiotensinogen.
    • For almost a century, industrial chemists have had to rely on hellishly high temperatures and gas pressures to cleave the tenacious chemical bond that holds together each two-atom nitrogen molecule.
    • And when we play, it tends to cleave the audience right down the middle - half of them are really excited, and half of them are totally repulsed.
    • You never find out, because you never go back; but sometimes, chance cleaves a rip in the fabric of time, and you return, a stranger.
    • Especially around Washington, it was inevitable that speculation about the identity of the killer would cleave along ideological lines.
    • Their legs were like those of men but their feet were cloven like calves' feet and shone like burning brass.
    • The majesty is not cloven in two nor the glory divided.
    • He effortlessly cleaved a log in half, then into quarters lengthwise, before straightening to look at her again.
    • First cleaving the silk thread into a single strands, she then dyed them in different colours and gave free rein to her creative impulses through transcendent stitching skills.
    • As we all know, this issue has caused massive issues for the party internally, this divide cleaves the party right down to its lowest level.
    • It's the fabled Cilician Gates that gave Alexander access to the wealth of Asia, a great, cleaving gap in a mountain range.
    • These are the properties expected of mutants lacking an enzyme that cleaves joint molecules.
    • He swung the mighty blade with one arm cleaving the ground and splitting the tiles around it.
    • Biogen 1 discloses that the way to do it is to choose the restriction enzymes likely to cleave the Dane particle DNA into the largest fragments.
    • The ship itself was sailing through a frosty sea, and frequently the prow reared up and clove a vast iceberg in two before continuing.
    • As if he anticipated, Valaan chopped outward with one arm, and the tendrils were cloven in half.
    • Forget about the digital divide - it's the domestic divide that really cleaves this country in two.
    • Being questioned about their delay, they replied that it was due to a violent tempest, and that, the sea being cloven [parted] their prow struck against a rock and was broken.
    • All of these enzymes recognize specific four-residue sequences and cleave peptide bonds located strictly after an Asp group.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (cut through)
    to cleave through the waves surcar las olas
    • he cleaved through the throng se abrió camino a través del gentío
  • 2

    (split)
    (rock) partirse
    (rock) rajarse

There are 2 main translations of cleave in Spanish

: cleave1cleave2

cleave2

Pronunciation: /kliv//kliːv/

intransitive verb

literary

  • 1

    (be faithful)
    to cleave to sb/sth serle fiel a algn/algo
    • A thundering, prehistoric steam engine cleaves the crowd, whistle screaming, a velvet column billowing into the dark.
    • Rather than take I - 25, which cleaves the plains from Wyoming south to New Mexico, I decided to thumb the blue highways down the spine of the Rockies.
    • Everything from a Hammond to a horn section works through nine songs fit for a daydreamer waiting for the sun to cleave the clouds.
    • Still weary, he followed behind me as I cleaved through the crowds toward Elizabeth.
    • Three such soldiers were there at this time, cleaving through waves of eye laden stalks as they rose from the dust.
    • Seres disappeared into the fray, a pair of short blades cleaving a path through the enemy that had rushed into the clearing.
    • Like an icicle being stepped on, the iceberg split into pieces as the bombs ripped through it, fire cleaving a line clean through the middle.