HyperDic: ascension

English > 5 senses of the word Ascension / ascension:
NOUNtimeAscension, Ascension Day, Ascension of the Lord(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven
eventascension, rise, rising, ascenta movement upward
eventAscension, Ascension of Christ(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection
eventascension(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon
actascension, rise, ascent, ascendingthe act of changing location in an upward direction
Ascension / ascension > pronunciation
Soundsahseh'nshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > Ascension: 5 senses > noun 1, time
Meaning(Christianity) celebration of the Ascension of Christ into heaven; observed on the 40th day after Easter.
SynonymsAscension Day, Ascension of the Lord
CategoryChristianity, Christian religionA monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Broaderholy day of obligationA day when Catholics must attend Mass and refrain from servile work, and Episcopalians must take Communion
SpanishAscensión
CatalanAscensió, Dia de l'Ascensió
English > ascension: 5 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA movement upward.
Synonymsrise, rising, ascent
Narrowerclimb, climbing, mountingAn event that involves rising to a higher point / point (as in altitude or temperature or intensity etc.)
elevation, lift, raisingThe event of something being raised upward
heave, heavingAn upward movement (especially a rhythmical rising and falling)
liftoffThe initial ascent of a rocket from its launching pad
rapid climb, rapid growth, zoomA rapid rise
takeoffThe initial ascent of an airplane as it becomes airborne
upheaval, uplift, upthrow, upthrust(geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
upliftingThe rise of something
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
OppositefallA movement downward
Spanishascensión, ascenso, subida
Catalanascens, pujada
Adjectivesascensionaltending to rise
Verbsascendtravel up, "We ascended the mountain"
English > Ascension: 5 senses > noun 3, event
Meaning(New Testament) the rising of the body of Jesus into heaven on the 40th day after his Resurrection.
SynonymAscension of Christ
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Instance ofmiracleA marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
SpanishAscensión
English > ascension: 5 senses > noun 4, event
Meaning(astronomy) the rising of a star above the horizon.
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderchange of location, travelA movement through space that changes the location of something
Adjectivesascensionaltending to rise
Verbsascendcome up, of celestial bodies
English > ascension: 5 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningThe act of changing location in an upward direction.
Synonymsrise, ascent, ascending
Narrowerclimb, mountThe act of climbing something
heave, heavingThe act of lifting something with great effort
levitationThe act of raising (a body) from the ground by presumably spiritualistic means
soar, zoomThe act of rising upward into the air
Broadermotion, movement, moveThe act of changing location from one place to another
Spanishalza, ascensión, ascenso, subida
Catalanascensió, ascens, pujada
Adjectivesascensionaltending to rise
Verbsascendtravel up, "We ascended the mountain"

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