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Synonyms for ascend

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  1. ascendverb


  2. ascendverb

    He ascended to heaven upon a cloud.


  3. ascendverb

    The road ascends the mountain.


  4. ascendverb

    You ascend the stairs and take a right.


  5. ascendverb

    She ascended the throne when her mother abdicated.


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  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.

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

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

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

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  1. ascend

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

    fall, descend, sink

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ascend, go upverb

    travel up, "We ascended the mountain"

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

    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

    go down, descend, fall, come down

  2. ascendverb

    go back in order of genealogical succession

    "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"

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

    fall, come down, go down, descend

  3. ascendverb

    become king or queen

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

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

    fall, come down, go down, descend

  4. ascend, climb upverb

    appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils

    "the vine climbed up the side of the house"

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

    go down, descend, come down, fall

  5. ascendverb

    go along towards (a river's) source

    "The boat ascended the Delaware"

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

    descend, fall, come down, go down

  6. ascendverb

    slope upwards

    "The path ascended to the top of the hill"

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

    fall, come down, go down, descend

  7. rise, come up, uprise, ascendverb

    come up, of celestial bodies

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

    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

    fall, go down, come down, descend

  8. ascend, move up, riseverb

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

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

    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

    fall, descend, go down, come down

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  1. ascendverb

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

  2. ascendverb

    go backward (in the order of time)

  3. ascendverb

    CLIMB, scale, get up, go up

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  1. Carly Fiorina:

    I hear lots of people say that maybe it's time for America to elect a woman, if America is going to elect a woman, we need a woman who could actually have the qualifications to ascend to the presidency. A woman that the American people can trust, a woman that American people can believe in, and guess what there's only woman for president that meets that criteria, and that woman is a Republican.

  2. Heather Lydia Thornhill:

    Giah is like the vine that allows us to grape. We are not even the root but Giah has roots and chooses where they drink so that we can flower into a vineyard. But Giah is also a grape to our vine because Giah cannot be our being because however beautiful our vineyard grows our roots are too shallow to support her. That is why we need to work on our thoughts and ascend her roots to reach the wine that quenches us and sore on her through endless time.

  3. Shah Asad Rizvi:

    Only when there is absolute submission can the soul ascend through dance

  4. Brad Smith:

    Alys and I are committed to the success of Ascend WV and Ascend WV ability to leverage West Virginia's outdoor assets to attract fresh talent, cultivate dynamic communities and continue to fuel the entrepreneurial and innovative thinking that are hallmarks of the state.

  5. William Shakespeare:

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

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