Ascent Definition

ə-sĕnt
ascents
noun
ascents
The act of ascending, rising, or climbing.
Webster's New World
An advancement, as in rank, fame, etc.
Webster's New World
A way leading up; upward slope; acclivity.
Webster's New World
The amount of such slope.
An ascent of three degrees.
Webster's New World
A going back in time or in line of ancestry.
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Other Word Forms of Ascent

Noun

Singular:
ascent
Plural:
ascents

Origin of Ascent

  • From ascend on the model of descent

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

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