Ascend vs Clive - What's the difference?

ascend | clive |

As verbs the difference between ascend and clive

is that ascend is to move upward, to fly, to soar while clive is .



(wikipedia ascend)


(en verb)
  • To move upward, to fly, to soar.
  • He ascended to heaven upon a cloud.
  • To slope in an upward direction.
  • The road ascends the mountain.
  • To go up.
  • You ascend the stairs and take a right.
  • To succeed.
  • She ascended the throne when her mother abdicated.
  • (figurative) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.
  • Our inquiries ascend to the remotest antiquity.


    * descend


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    Proper noun

    (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:
  • "I suppose you," she said, "were named for General Clive ." "I was. And my father was named for General Brock."
  • A village in Alberta.
  • A city in Iowa.
  • A town in New Zealand.
  • A village in Shropshire, England.