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  Definition of ascension
  1. the act of changing location in an upward direction
  2. (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
  3. (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
  4. a movement upward; "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"
  5. (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter
Similar Words: rise, ascent, ascending, Ascension, Ascension of Christ, rising, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord

 

Hyponyms: levitation, heave, heaving, climb, mount, soar, zoom, climbing, mounting, elevation, lift, raising, liftoff, rapid climb, rapid growth, takeoff, upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust, uplifting

 

Derivational Morphology: ascend, go up, get up, turn out, arise, uprise, rise, stand up, lift, move up, come up

 

Anagrams: accession, cocainise

 

 
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