ascend definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • going or go up; rise. See Synonyms at increase.
    • To slope up.
    • to increase from a reduced level or section; advance: ascended from poverty to great wide range; ascend towards the throne.
    • to return eventually or upward in genealogical succession.
    • to go upward; to mount; to increase; to go up; -- against descend.
    • to increase, in a figurative feeling; to proceed from a substandard to a superior level, from mean to noble things, from particulars to generals, from contemporary to ancient times, from 1 note to some other much more severe, etc.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To move upward upon or along; rise: ascended the hill.
    • to ensure success to; take: ascended the throne upon the loss of the woman father.
    • going or go upward upon or along; to climb up; to mount; to move up the top of.
  • verb:
    • To move up, to travel, to soar.
    • To slope in an upward path.
    • to increase.
    • to achieve success.
    • become master or queen
    • come up, of celestial bodies
    • complement towards (a river's) source
    • vacation up,
    • go-back so as of genealogical succession
    • slope upwards
    • proceed to a significantly better place in life or even to a better job
    • seem to be moving up, as by means of tendrils
  • others:
    • to go upward; mount; increase; increase, whether in air or water, or upon a material object.
    • to go up, in a figurative sense; continue from an inferior to an excellent level, from mean to noble things, from particulars to generals, etc.
    • To slope upward.
    • going backward in the near order of time; continue from modern to ancient times: as, our questions ascend into remotest antiquity.
    • To rise, as a star; appear above the horizon.
    • In songs, to increase in pitch; pass from any tone to one much more acute.
    • going or go upward upon; rise: as, to ascend a hill or ladder; to ascend a tree.
    • to go upward along; go toward the foundation of: as, to ascend a river. Synonyms

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