Definitions for ascend

Definitions for (verb) ascend

Main entry: ascend, go up

Definition: travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

Usage: go up a ladder; The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope

Main entry: move up, rise, ascend

Definition: move to a better position in life or to a better job

Usage: She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

Main entry: come up, uprise, rise, ascend

Definition: come up, of celestial bodies

Usage: The sun also rises; The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled...; Jupiter ascends

Main entry: ascend

Definition: slope upwards

Usage: The path ascended to the top of the hill

Main entry: ascend

Definition: go along towards (a river's) source

Usage: The boat ascended the Delaware

Main entry: climb up, ascend

Definition: appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

Usage: the vine climbed up the side of the house

Main entry: ascend

Definition: become king or queen

Usage: She ascended to the throne after the King's death

Main entry: ascend

Definition: go back in order of genealogical succession

Usage: Inheritance may not ascend linearly

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