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Overview of noun ascendant

The noun ascendant has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ascendant, ascendent

(position or state of being dominant or in control; "that idea was in the ascendant")

2. ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root

(someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent))


Overview of adj ascendant

The adj ascendant has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ascendant, ascendent, ascensive

(tending or directed upward; "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin)

2. ascendant, ascendent, dominating

(most powerful or important or influential; "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe")

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