Ascend vs Clive - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between ascend and clive
is that ascend
is to move upward, to fly, to soar while clive
To move upward, to fly, to soar.
To slope in an upward direction.
- He ascended to heaven upon a cloud.
To go up.
- The road ascends the mountain.
- You ascend the stairs and take a right.
(figurative) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
- She ascended the throne when her mother abdicated.
- Our inquiries ascend to the remotest antiquity.
(en proper noun
- someone who lived near a cliff ( (etyl) clif ).
derived from the surname. Popular in Britain in mid-twentieth century.
* 1949 (Mazo de la Roche), Mary Wakefield , Dundurn Press (2009), ISBN 1550028774, page 132:
A village in Alberta.
A city in Iowa.
A town in New Zealand.
A village in Shropshire, England.
- "I suppose you," she said, "were named for General Clive ." "I was. And my father was named for General Brock."