Synonyms of cling in English:

cling


See definition of cling

verb

1‘shorter rice grains have a tendency to cling together’

SYNONYMS

stick, adhere, hold, cohere, bond, bind


Phrases

    cling (on) to

      1‘she clung to him, shuddering with emotion’

      SYNONYMS

      hold on to, clutch, grip, grasp, clasp, attach oneself to, hang on to, hold tightly, clench

      embrace, hug, cuddle, entwine oneself around

      cling
      and → cling

      2‘some politicians clung to the belief that peace could be maintained’

      SYNONYMS

      adhere to, hold to, stick to, stand by, abide by, remain attached to, remain devoted to, cherish, be loyal to, be faithful to, remain true to, have faith in, swear by

      informal

      stick with

      literary

      cleave to

      cling