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/əˈsend/,
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ascends, 3rd person singular present; ascended, past tense; ascended, past participle; ascending, present participle;
  1. Go up or climb
    • - she ascended the stairs
    • - new magmas were created and ascended to the surface
  2. Climb to the summit of (a mountain or hill)
    • - the first traveler to ascend the mountain
  3. (of a fish or boat) Move upstream along (a river)

  4. Rise through the air
    • - we had ascended 3,000 ft
  5. (of a road or flight of steps) Slope or lead up
    • - the road ascends to the lake
  6. Move up the social or professional scale
    • - he took exams to ascend through the ranks
  7. Rise to (an important position or a higher level)
    • - some executives ascend to top-level positions
  8. (of a spiritual being or soul) Rise into heaven
    • - the Prophet ascended to heaven
    • - the risen and ascended Christ
  9. (of a voice or sound) Rise in pitch
    • - Carolyn's voice had ascended into high-pitched giggles

  1. travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  2. go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
  3. become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"
  4. appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house"
  5. go along towards (a river's) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware"
  6. slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill"
  7. ASCEND is a free, open source, mathematical modelling system developed at Carnegie Mellon University since the late 1980s . ASCEND is an acronym which stands for Advanced System for Computations in ENgineering Design. ...
  8. Ascend may refer to: * Ascend (band) * Ascend (album), by Greg Howe * ASCEND, software * Ascend Communications
  9. Ascend is the sixth studio album by guitarist Greg Howe, released in 1999 on Shrapnel Records. According to Howe, this is his least favourite album due in part to creative differences which arose with keyboardist Vitalij Kuprij, during the making of the latter's 1997 album, High Definition.
  10. Gentry Densely is an American singer, guitarist and composer. Critic Gregory Heaney describes him as "One of music's great scientists"
  11. (Ascended) Ascendency is a quantitative attribute of an ecosystem, defined as a function of the ecosystem's trophic network. Ascendency is derived using mathematical tools from information theory. ...
  12. Ascending is a science fiction novel by the Canadian writer James Alan Gardner, published in 2001 by HarperCollins Publishers under its various imprints. It is the fifth novel in Gardner's "League of Peoples" series. ...
  13. To move upward, to fly, to soar; To slope in an upward direction; To go up; To succeed
  14. (ascension) The act of ascending; an ascent
  15. (ascent) The act of ascending. A motion upwards; The way or means by which one ascends; An eminence, hill, or high place; The degree of elevation of an object, or the angle it makes with a horizontal line; inclination; rising grade; The ascender height in a typeface
  16. (Ascending) Intervals or swims that increase in time (:55, 1:00, 1:05, 1:10, 1:15).
  17. (Ascending) Rising upward gradually from a prostrate base.
  18. (ascending) rising somewhat obliquely or curving upward.
  19. (ascending) directed upwards at a rather narrow angle.
  20. (ASCENDING) Growing self-awareness; rising feelings / Raising your standards; attaining a goal / (see STAIRCASE, LADDER, MOUNTAIN, ELEVATOR, etc.)
  21. (Ascending) The act of using ascenders to move up a fixed rope.  There are a variety of methods to be used depending on the steepness of the rock.  The Yosemite method is typically used on rock that is less than vertical.  On steeper rock there are a variety of methods to employ. ...
  22. (Ascending) Toward the cerebral cortex (in the context of CNS pathways)
  23. (Ascending) entering Middle Reality.  Also 'descending' [sic] (Hirst).
  24. (Ascending) often used to describe very volatile and direct initial aromas.
  25. (Ascending) to arrange alphabetically--A to Z (WORDS/TEXT) or to arrange numerically--Smallest to Largest (NUMBERS)