Definition and Meanings for cling
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Part of Speech of cling
intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, transitive verb, noun
Etymology of cling
Meaning of cling
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to adhere closely; to stick; to hold fast, especially by twining round or embracing; as, the tendril of a vine clings to its support; -- usually followed by to or together.
as transitive verb
- to cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing.
- to make to dry up or wither.
- adherence; attachment; devotion.