The definition of ascension means the act of going up.(noun)
Jesus going up into heaven is an example of an ascension.
See ascension in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME ascensioun < OFr ascension < L ascensio, a rising < pp. of ascendere, ascend
Origin: so named because discovered on Ascension Day (1501)
See ascension in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English ascensioun
Origin: , from Old French ascention
Origin: , from Latin ascēnsiō, ascēnsiōn-
Origin: , from ascēnsus
Origin: , past participle of ascendere, to ascend; see ascend.
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