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  Definition of ascend
  1. travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  2. come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"
  3. slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill"
  4. go along towards (a river''s) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware"
  5. become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King''s death"
  6. go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
Similar Words: go up, rise, come up, uprise

 

Hyponyms: surface, come up, rise up, rise, uprise

 

Derivational Morphology: rise, rising, ascent, ascension, ascending, ascender, acclivity, raise, climb, upgrade, dominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, control

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: hipën   Basque: igo  
Catalan: ascendir   Croatian: penjati  
Dutch: stijgen   Esperanto: supren  
Finnish: nousta   French: monter  
German: steigen   Hungarian: fel  
Ido: acensar   Italian: salire  
Korean: 올라가다   Spanish: subir  
Swedish: stiga  
 
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