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1. ascendant

noun. ['əˈsɛndənt'] position or state of being dominant or in control.

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • dominance
  • ascendancy
  • ascendence
  • ascendency
  • ascendance

Antonyms

  • Lady
  • noblewoman
  • female
  • subsequent

Etymology

  • ascendant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ascendens (Latin)

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Rhymes with Ascendant

  • superintendent
  • superintendant
  • interdependent
  • transcendent
  • resplendent
  • independent
  • descendent
  • descendant
  • dependent
  • defendant
  • attendant
  • pendant

Sentences with ascendant


1. Adjective
In the late summer of 1777, the British army was ascendant.

2. ascendant

noun. ['əˈsɛndənt'] someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent).

Synonyms

  • ancestor
  • relation
  • ancestress
  • primogenitor
  • ascendent
  • relative
  • progenitor
  • forefather
  • father
  • root
  • forebear
  • sire
  • antecedent
  • forbear

Antonyms

  • mother
  • female parent
  • follower
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • ascendant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ascendens (Latin)

3. ascendant

adjective. ['əˈsɛndənt'] most powerful or important or influential.

Synonyms

  • dominating
  • dominant

Antonyms

  • ancestor
  • unconnectedness
  • connectedness

Etymology

  • ascendant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ascendens (Latin)

4. ascendant

adjective. ['əˈsɛndənt'] tending or directed upward.

Synonyms

  • ascending
  • ascensive

Antonyms

  • absolute
  • disproportionate
  • child

Etymology

  • ascendant (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ascendens (Latin)
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