HyperDic: ascendent

English > 4 senses of the word ascendent:
ADJECTIVEallascendent, ascendant, ascensivetending or directed upward
allascendent, ascendant, dominatingmost powerful or important or influential
NOUNstateascendent, ascendantposition or state of being dominant or in control
person ascendent, ancestor, ascendant, antecedent, rootsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)
English > ascendent: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending or directed upward.
Synonymsascendant, ascensive
BroaderascendingMoving or going or growing upward
Spanishascendente, ascendiente
Catalanascendent
Verbsascendslope upwards
ascendcome up, of celestial bodies
English > ascendent: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningMost powerful or important or influential.
Synonymsascendant, dominating
BroaderdominantExercising influence or control
Spanishascendiente, dominante, prestigioso
Catalanascendent
Nounsascendence, ascendencythe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
English > ascendent: 4 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningPosition or state of being dominant or in control.
Synonymascendant
Broaderdominance, ascendance, ascendence, ascendancy, ascendency, controlThe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
Catalanascendent
English > ascendent: 4 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent).
Synonymsancestor, ascendant, antecedent, root
NarrowerancestressA woman ancestor
forebear, forbearA person from whom you are descended
forefather, father, sireThe founder of a family
foremotherA woman ancestor
progenitor, primogenitorAn ancestor in the direct line
Broaderrelative, relationA person related by blood or marriage
Oppositedescendant, descendentA person considered as descended from some ancestor or race
Spanishancestra, ancestro, antecesor, antepasada, antepasado, ascendente, ascendiente, progenitor
Catalanancestre, antecessor, ascendent, avantpassat, progenitor

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