Synonyms of cling in English:

cling


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verb

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

SYNONYMS
stick, adhere, hold, cohere, bond, bind

Phrases

    cling 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

    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