HyperDic: ascend

English > 8 senses of the word ascend:
VERBmotionascend, go uptravel up, "We ascended the mountain"
stativeascendgo back in order of genealogical succession
socialascendbecome king or queen
motionascend, climb upappear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils
motionascendgo along towards (a river's) source
motionascendslope upwards
motionascend, rise, come up, uprisecome up, of celestial bodies
motionascend, move up, risemove to a better position in life or to a better job
ascend > pronunciation
Rhymesamend ... wend: 48 rhymes with ehnd...
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTravel up, "We ascended the mountain".
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe airplane is sure to ascend
Example "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
Synonymgo up
Narrowersurface, come up, rise up, riseCome to the surface
upriseAscend as a sound
Broadertravel, go, move, locomotechange location
Oppositedescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Adjectivesascendablecapable of being ascended
ascendant, ascensivetending or directed upward
Nounsascendersomeone who ascends
ascent, ascensionthe act of changing location in an upward direction
ascent, ascensiona movement upward
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 2, stative
Meaninggo back in order of genealogical succession.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
Broadergo back, date back, date frombelong to an earlier time
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningBecome king or queen.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"She ascended to the throne after the King's death"
Broaderaccede, entertake on duties or office
Nounsascendancythe state that exists when one person or group has power over another
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningAppear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymclimb up
Spanishascender, subir
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 5, motion
Meaninggo along towards (a river's) source.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The boat ascended the Delaware"
Broaderfollow, travel alongtravel along a certain course
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 6, motion
Meaningslope upwards.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The path ascended to the top of the hill"
Broaderslope, incline, pitchBe at an angle
Adjectivesascendant, ascendent, ascensivetending or directed upward
Nounsascendera lowercase letter that has a part extending above other lowercase letters
ascentan upward slope or grade (as in a road)
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 7, motion
Meaningcome up, of celestial bodies.
PatternSomething ----s
Example "Jupiter ascends"
Synonymsrise, come up, uprise
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderrise, lift, arise, move up, go up, come up, upriseMove upward
Oppositeset, go down, go underdisappear beyond the horizon
Spanishaparecer, ascender, elevarse, nacer, salir, subir
Catalanascendir, néixer
Adjectivesascendenttending or directed upward
Nounsascension(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
English > ascend: 8 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningMove to a better position in life or to a better job.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Example"She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great
Synonymsmove up, rise
BroaderchangeUndergo a change

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