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1. ascending

adjective. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] moving or going or growing upward.

Synonyms

  • up
  • acclivitous
  • ascendent
  • highflying
  • uphill
  • rising
  • ascensive
  • scandent
  • upward
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • down
  • fall
  • deflate
  • stand still

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Words that Rhyme with Ascending

  • overextending
  • comprehending
  • condescending
  • transcending
  • recommending
  • apprehending
  • suspending
  • pretending
  • portending
  • misspending
  • extending
  • expending
  • contending
  • befriending
  • unbending
  • relending
  • intending
  • impending
  • descending
  • depending
  • defending
  • commending
  • unending
  • trending
  • spending
  • offending
  • blending
  • attending
  • amending
  • wending

Example sentences of the word ascending


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
Arrange the data points in ascending order of value.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Their ascending silhouettes will beautifully punctuate any room.

Quotes containing the word ascending


1. It’s funny. I met a man once who did a lot of mountain climbing. I asked him which was harder, ascending or descending? He said without a doubt descending, because ascending you were so focused on reaching the top, you avoided mistakes.The backside of a mountain is a fight against human nature,” he said. “You have to care as much about yourself on the way down as you did on the way up.
- Mitch Albom, For One More Day

2. Ethical Dilemma of an Ascending Body [10w] + [10w] You can't ascend a ladderwithout rungs to push back;you can't climb a staircasewithout stairs to step on.
- Beryl Dov

2. ascending

noun. ['əˈsɛndɪŋ'] the act of changing location in an upward direction.

Synonyms

  • movement
  • mount
  • levitation
  • ascension
  • motion
  • soar
  • zoom
  • climb
  • ascent
  • rise
  • move
  • heaving

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • natural depression
  • hop out
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