Definitions for cling

Definitions for (noun) cling

Main entry: cling, clingstone

Definition: fruit (especially peach) whose flesh adheres strongly to the pit

Definitions for (verb) cling

Main entry: cling, hang

Definition: hold on tightly or tenaciously

Usage: hang on to your father's hands; The child clung to his mother's apron

Main entry: stick, adhere, cleave, cling, cohere

Definition: come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist separation

Usage: The dress clings to her body; The label stuck to the box; The sushi rice grains cohere

Main entry: cling

Definition: to remain emotionally or intellectually attached

Usage: He clings to the idea that she might still love him.

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