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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To move upward.

Usage examples (36)
  • Tara was too tired to ascend the stairs.
  • Inheritance may not ascend linearly
  • Heb. he caused them to ascend, that is, they were made in raised work, embossed.
  • Had Mr. Stein desired him to "ascend," he would have for more
Tutoring comment
  • It's easy to hear a distinct "accent" (style of speech) when you "ascend" (go up) to the Appalachian mountains. Making an "ascent" is to make an upward movement, while "assent" means to agree.
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