Crave vs Clave - What's the difference?

crave | clave |


As verbs the difference between crave and clave

is that crave is to desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for while clave is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

crave

English

Verb

(crav)
  • To desire strongly, so as to satisfy an appetite; to long or yearn for.
  • I know I should diet more, but every afternoon I crave a soda so I have one.
  • * Edmund Gurney
  • His path is one that eminently craves weary walking.
  • To ask for earnestly.
  • I humbly crave your indulgence to read this letter until the end.
  • * Shakespeare
  • I crave your honour's pardon.
  • * Bible, Mark xv. 43
  • Joseph went in boldly unto Pilate, and craved the body of Jesus.

    Derived terms

    * craving

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    clave

    English

    Etymology 1

    Verb

    (head)
  • (archaic) (cleave)
  • * , Genesis, 22:3
  • And Abraham rose up early in the morning, and saddled his ass, and took two of his young men with him, and Isaac his son, and clave the wood for the burnt offering, and rose up, and went unto the place of which God had told him.
  • * , Ruth 1:14
  • And they lifted up their voice, and wept again: and Orpah kissed her mother in law; but Ruth clave unto her.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1868
  • , author=Thomas Malory , title=Le Morte D'Arthur , chapter=11 , url= , isbn= , page= , passage=Sir Launcelot put his shield afore him, and put the stroke away of the one giant, and with his sword he clave his head asunder.}}

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) clave, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (musical instruments) One half of a set of claves, a percussion instrument consisting of two sticks, one of which is used to strike the other.
  • (music) A characteristic pattern of beats, especially the 3-2 son clave.
  • See also

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