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Synonyms for ascend
əˈsɛnd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascend, go up(verb)

    travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

    "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"

    Synonyms:
    rise, come on, burn down, lift, come near, burn up, arise, go up, approach, come up, draw near, draw close, mount, climb up, move up, near, uprise, climb

    Antonyms:
    go down, descend, fall, come down

  2. ascend(verb)

    go back in order of genealogical succession

    "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"

    Synonyms:
    rise, climb up, go up, uprise, come up, move up

    Antonyms:
    fall, come down, go down, descend

  3. ascend(verb)

    become king or queen

    "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"

    Synonyms:
    rise, climb up, go up, uprise, come up, move up

    Antonyms:
    fall, come down, go down, descend

  4. ascend, climb up(verb)

    appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

    "the vine climbed up the side of the house"

    Synonyms:
    climb up, rise, mount, move up, climb, come up, jump, go up, uprise

    Antonyms:
    go down, descend, come down, fall

  5. ascend(verb)

    go along towards (a river's) source

    "The boat ascended the Delaware"

    Synonyms:
    rise, climb up, go up, uprise, come up, move up

    Antonyms:
    descend, fall, come down, go down

  6. ascend(verb)

    slope upwards

    "The path ascended to the top of the hill"

    Synonyms:
    rise, climb up, go up, uprise, come up, move up

    Antonyms:
    fall, come down, go down, descend

  7. rise, come up, uprise, ascend(verb)

    come up, of celestial bodies

    "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends"

    Synonyms:
    line up, rear, bristle, rise, get hold, rally, stand up, climb up, muster, muster up, uprise, find, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, arise, spring up, come up, grow, originate, scrape, bob up, resurrect, go on, scratch, develop, climb, get up, prove, summon, move up, turn out, jump, come, come on, mount, rise up, wax, scrape up

    Antonyms:
    fall, go down, come down, descend

  8. ascend, move up, rise(verb)

    move to a better position in life or to a better job

    "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great

    Synonyms:
    rise, prove, grow, get up, wax, spring up, lift, develop, surface, arise, resurrect, go up, come up, rear, turn out, heighten, move up, originate, mount, climb up, stand up, uprise, rise up, rebel, climb, jump

    Antonyms:
    fall, descend, go down, come down

Wiktionary

  1. ascend(verb)

    Antonyms:
    descend

  2. ascend(verb)

    He ascended to heaven upon a cloud.

    Antonyms:
    descend

  3. ascend(verb)

    The road ascends the mountain.

    Antonyms:
    descend

  4. ascend(verb)

    You ascend the stairs and take a right.

    Antonyms:
    descend

  5. ascend(verb)

    She ascended the throne when her mother abdicated.

    Antonyms:
    descend

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ascend

    To rise is to move up or upward whether slowly or quickly, whether through the least or greatest distance; the waves rise; the mists rise; the river rises after heavy rains; as said of persons, to rise is to come to an erect position after kneeling, sitting, reclining, or lying down; as, to rise from a sick-bed; my friend rose as I entered; the guests rose to depart; so a deliberative assembly or a committee is said to rise when it breaks up a session; a sun or star rises when to our apprehension it comes above the horizon and begins to go up the sky. To ascend is to go far upward, and is often used in a stately sense; as, Christ ascended to heaven. The shorter form rise is now generally preferred to the longer form arise, except in poetic or elevated style. The sun rises or arises; the river springs at a bound from the foot of the glacier and flows through the lands to the ocean. Smoke issues from a chimney and ascends toward the sky. Light and heat emanate from the sun.

    Synonyms:
    arise, emanate, flow, issue, proceed, rise, spring

    Antonyms:
    decline, descend, drop, fall, go down, set, settle, sink

    Preposition:
    Rise from slumber; rise to duty; rise at the summons; we rose with the lark.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ascend

    Synonyms:
    rise, mount, soar, surmount, go up, climb, tower, scale

    Antonyms:
    fall, descend, sink

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ascend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    rise, arise, aspire, mount, soar, tower, CLIMB, go up

  2. ascend(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    go backward (in the order of time)

  3. ascend(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    CLIMB, scale, get up, go up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    climb

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ASCEND

    Synonyms:
    A Study of Cardiovascular Events in Diabetes

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How to say ascend in sign language?

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How to use ascend in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Great master Lao Tzu says that ‘The Master has no possessions. The more he does for others, the happier he is. The more he gives to others, the wealthier he is.’ Giving is indeed a very good source of happiness! One of the best treasures a man can give to someone is a good and sound idea; because birds can ascend into the sky only with wings, and men, only with good and sound ideas!

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Stephen Hawking implies that we are living in a Godless Universe or a Kingless Kingdom! In that case, Mankind must ascend the throne.

  3. William Shakespeare:

    O for a muse of fire, that would ascend the brightest heaven of invention.

  4. Mark Herring:

    It is no longer possible for Governor Northam to lead our Commonwealth and it is time for Governor Northam to step down, i have spoken with Lieutenant Governor Fairfax and assured him that, should he ascend to the governorship, he will have my complete support and commitment to ensuring his success and the success of our Commonwealth.

  5. Novie Riyanto:

    Yesterday a great deal of traffic could not travel on routes, and had to ascend to avoid these balloons.


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