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1. ascent

noun. ['əˈsɛnt'] an upward slope or grade (as in a road).

Synonyms

  • raise
  • upgrade
  • side
  • acclivity
  • uphill
  • incline
  • climb
  • rise

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • wane
  • regress
  • lower

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How do you pronounce ascent?

Pronounce ascent as əˈsɛnt.

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Example sentences of the word ascent


1. Adjective
The astronauts had a cabin of 234.84 cubic feet in the ascent section of the module.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The ascent back around to the trailhead is where a challenge may arise.

2. ascent

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • natural depression
  • decrease
  • order
  • descending

3. ascent

noun. ['əˈsɛnt'] a movement upward.

Synonyms

  • uplifting
  • mounting
  • ascension
  • elevation
  • upthrow
  • upheaval
  • heaving
  • climbing
  • rising
  • climb
  • rapid growth
  • takeoff
  • lift
  • zoom
  • raising
  • upthrust
  • heave
  • uplift
  • change of location
  • rise
  • rapid climb
  • travel

Antonyms

  • falling
  • past
  • present
  • old
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