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Synonyms for ascendent

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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, ascendant, ascendent, ancestor

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

  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, ascendant, 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:
    ascendant, ascendent, dominating, ascensive

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

  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, ascendant, autocratic, commanding, peremptory, ascendent, ascensive, overlooking, bossy

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

Wiktionary

  1. ascendent(noun)

    Synonyms:
    ancestor

  2. ascendent(noun)

    Upward in direction or proclivity.

    Synonyms:
    ancestor

  3. ascendent(noun)

    A position of power or control.

    Synonyms:
    ancestor

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