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Overview of noun ascending

The noun ascending has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending

(the act of changing location in an upward direction)

Overview of verb ascend

The verb ascend has 8 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (3) ascend, go up

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

2. ascend

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

3. ascend

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

4. ascend, climb up

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

5. ascend

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

6. ascend

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

7. rise, come up, uprise, ascend

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

8. ascend, move up, rise

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

Overview of adj ascending

The adj ascending has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) ascending

(moving or going or growing upward; "the ascending plane"; "the ascending staircase"; "the ascending stems of chickweed") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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