ascent definition

  • noun:
    • The act or process of rising or going upward.
    • An advancement, especially in social status.
    • An upward slope or incline.
    • A going back in time or up in genealogical succession.
    • The act of ascending. A motion upwards.
    • the way in which or means by which one ascends.
    • An eminence, hill, or large location.
    • The degree of height of an object, or the perspective it creates with a horizontal range; desire; increasing grade.
    • The ascender level in a typeface.
    • An increase, like in appeal or hierarchy
    • The work of rising or ascending; upward movement: as, the ascent of vapors, or of a balloon.
    • For this reason A rising from a lower to a higher state, degree, or quality; advancement.
    • The act of climbing or traveling up; the work of advancing from a lower life expectancy to an increased place; a going up, as up a mountain, river, stairway, etc.
    • An eminence; a hill or large place.
    • The way in which one ascends; the way of ascending; acclivity; up slope.
    • The position made by an ascending line or surface because of the horizontal line or jet: as, the street has an ascent of five degrees.
    • A proceeding upward or backward over time or perhaps in reasonable purchase of succession.
    • a movement upward
    • an upward slope or class (as with a road)
    • the act of switching area in an upward course
  • others:
    • The work of increasing; motion up; rise; a mounting up
    • the way in which or means where one ascends.
    • An eminence, hill, or high destination.
    • the amount of level of an object, or even the direction it makes with a horizontal range; desire; increasing quality.

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