Ascend meaning

ə-sĕnd
To go or move upward; rise.

The balloon ascended into the clouds.

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The definition of ascend is defined as to move upward.

To scale a mountain is an example of ascend.

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To slope upward.

The trail ascends to an outcrop overlooking the valley.

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To rise from a lower level or station; advance.

Ascended from poverty to great wealth; ascend to the throne.

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To go back in time or upward in genealogical succession.
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To proceed from a lower to a higher level or degree, as in rank, pitch, etc.
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To go up; move upward; rise.
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(figuratively) To rise; to become higher, more noble, etc.

Our inquiries ascend to the remotest antiquity.

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To move upward upon or along; climb.

Ascended the mountain.

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To slope upward toward or along.

The road ascends the ridge.

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To succeed to; occupy.

Ascended the throne upon the death of her father.

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To slope or lead upward.
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To go back in time or line of ancestry.
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To move upward along; mount; climb.

To ascend stairs.

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To move toward the source of.

To ascend a river.

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To succeed to (a throne)
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(intransitive) To move upward, to fly, to soar.

He ascended to heaven upon a cloud.

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(intransitive) To slope in an upward direction.

The road ascends the mountain.

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To go up.

You ascend the stairs and take a right.

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She ascended the throne when her mother abdicated.

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Origin of ascend

  • Middle English ascenden from Old French ascendre from Latin ascendere ad- ad- scandere to climb skand- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English ascenden, from Latin ascendere (“to go up, climb up to”), from ad (“to”) + scandere (“to climb”); see scan. Unrelated to accede other than common ad prefix.

    From Wiktionary