Definitions for Ascension

Definitions for (noun) Ascension

Main entry: rise, ascending, ascension, ascent

Definition: the act of changing location in an upward direction

Main entry: ascension

Definition: (astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon

Main entry: Ascension, Ascension of Christ

Definition: (New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection

Main entry: rise, rising, ascension, ascent

Definition: a movement upward

Usage: they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon

Main entry: Ascension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord

Definition: (Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter

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