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Cling meaning

cling - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. To cause to adhere to, especially by twining round or embracing.
  2. 2. To make to dry up or wither.
  3. 3. Adherence; attachment; devotion.
  4. 4. 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.
  5. 5. To adhere; hold fast to.

cling - examples of usage

  1. " She wouldn't have much to cling to," sniffed the girl. - "Garrison's Finish A Romance of the Race-Course", W. B. M. Ferguson.
  2. Some'd reach out their arms to me over the fence- an' some was afraid an' hung back, but some'd just cling to me an' not want to be set down. - "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
  3. If you can reach a log or apiece of board or the side of a boat, just cling quietly to that with one hand, and keep paddling with the other. - "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
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