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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Moving or going or growing upward.

Usage examples (35)
  • The ascending plane
  • Verb (used without object) : The airplane ascended into the clouds. ,to ascend to the presidency
  • Verb (used with object) : to ascend a lookout tower; to ascend stairs. ,to ascend the throne
  • On the table a column of steam was ascending from the big mixing-pan. for more
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