Associations to the word «Clive»

Wiktionary

CLIVE, proper noun. A topographic surname​ - someone who lived near a cliff ( clif).
CLIVE, proper noun. A male given name derived from the surname. Popular in Britain in mid-twentieth century.
CLIVE, proper noun. A village in Alberta.
CLIVE, proper noun. A city in Iowa.
CLIVE, proper noun. A town in New Zealand.
CLIVE, proper noun. A village in Shropshire, England.
CLIVE, verb. (intransitive) To climb; ascend.
CLIVE, noun. Burdock or agrimony.
CLIVE, verb. (transitive) To split; separate; cleave; chop.

Dictionary definition

CLIVE, noun. British general and statesman whose victory at Plassey in 1757 strengthened British control of India (1725-1774).

Wise words

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