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Synonyms for ascendant
əˈsɛn dənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascendant, ascendent(noun)

    position or state of being dominant or in control

    "that idea was in the ascendant"

    Synonyms:
    antecedent, root, ascendent, ancestor

    Antonyms:
    low-level, descending(a), subordinate

  2. ancestor, ascendant, ascendent, antecedent, root(adj)

    someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

    Synonyms:
    theme, rootage, ancestor, radical, antecedent, etymon, base, beginning, solution, origin, stem, root, source, tooth root, ascendent, forerunner, root word

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, low-level, descending(a)

  3. ascendant, ascendent, ascensive(adj)

    tending or directed upward

    "rooted and ascendant strength like that of foliage"- John Ruskin

    Synonyms:
    ascendent, dominating, ascensive

    Antonyms:
    descending(a), subordinate, low-level

  4. ascendant, ascendent, dominating(adj)

    most powerful or important or influential

    "the economically ascendant class"; "D-day is considered the dominating event of the war in Europe"

    Synonyms:
    dominating, magisterial, high-and-mighty, autocratic, commanding, peremptory, ascendent, ascensive, overlooking, bossy

    Antonyms:
    subordinate, low-level, descending(a)

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ascendant(n.)

    Synonyms:
    horoscope

  2. ascendant(n.)

    Synonyms:
    superiority, predominance, ascendency, superior influence, controlling influence

  3. ascendant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    rising, above the horizon

  4. ascendant(a.)

    Synonyms:
    superior, predominant, prevailing, prevalent, surpassing

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ancestor, ascendancy, bottom-up, upward

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Translations for ascendant

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  • изгряващ, власт, влияние, възходящ, издигащ се, предшественик, господствуващBulgarian
  • ascendenteSpanish
  • esi-isä, nousevaFinnish
  • प्रबलHindi
  • 상승Korean
  • strămoș, predecesorRomanian
  • ప్రాబల్యంTelugu
  • ลัคนาThai
  • چڑھاوUrdu

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