Dictionary Results for ascending


1. ascending - noun

· the act of changing location in an upward direction

Synonym(s): rise, ascent, ascension

Hypernym(s): motion, movement, move




2. ascend - verb

· travel up; "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

Synonym(s): go_up

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote

Antonym(s): descend




3. ascend - verb

· go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"

Hypernym(s): go_back, date_back, date_from




4. ascend - verb

· become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"

Hypernym(s): accede, enter




5. ascend - verb

· appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house"

Synonym(s): climb_up




6. ascend - verb

· go along towards (a river's) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware"

Hypernym(s): follow, travel_along




7. ascend - verb

· slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill"

Hypernym(s): slope, incline, pitch




8. ascend - verb

· come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"

Synonym(s): rise, come_up, uprise

Hypernym(s): rise, lift, arise, move_up, go_up, come_up, uprise




9. ascend - verb

· move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great renown"

Synonym(s): move_up, rise

Hypernym(s): change




10. ascending - adjective

· moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed"

Antonym(s): descending





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