ascendant definition

  • adjective:
    • Inclining or going up; ascending or rising.
    • Dominant constantly in place or influence; exceptional.
    • Rising, moving up.
    • Surpassing or controlling.
    • Rising toward the zenith; over the horizon.
    • increasing; ascending.
    • better; surpassing; ruling.
    • tending or directed up
    • most powerful or crucial or important
  • noun:
    • The position or condition of being principal or in control: a conservative plan currently in ascendant.
    • In astrology, the idea for the ecliptic or the astrology sign that goes up into the eastern during your birth or other occasion.
    • An ancestor.
    • becoming responsible.
    • An ancestor (antonym of descendant)
    • Ascent; height; elevation.
    • The horoscope, or that amount of the ecliptic which rises above the horizon at present of your birth; supposed to have a commanding influence on your life and lot of money.
    • Superiority, or commanding impact; ascendency.
    • An ancestor, or person who precedes in genealogy or examples of kindred; a relative in the ascending range; a progenitor; -- against descendant.
    • In astrology, the idea for the ecliptic or even the astrological sign that's situated regarding eastern horizon at any particular minute, as at the moment of beginning or regarding the propounding of every question; the horoscope.
    • Superiority or commanding impact; predominance: particularly in the expression to achieve the ascendant over one.
    • An ancestor, or one who precedes in genealogy or degrees of kindred: against descendant.
    • In structure, among the two edges or straight people in the chambranle of a door or screen.
    • position or condition to be prominent or in control
    • somebody from whom you tend to be descended (but usually much more remote than a grandparent)
  • others:
    • Proceeding ascending; increasing; mounting.
    • better; predominant; surpassing: as, “an ascendant character over him,” South.
    • In astrology, rising across horizon, or almost therefore.
    • In botany, same as ascending.
    • In heraldry, rising or issuing upward (the opposite of issuant): as, sun's rays ascendant from the bottom of this guard, from a fesse, etc.

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