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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgrade(noun)

    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

    "the car couldn't make it up the rise"

    rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, mounting, heave, climbing, hike, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, boost, upgrade, climb, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, mount, rise, wage hike, raise, cost increase

    declination, fall, downslope, decline, descent, declivity, declension

  2. rise, rising, ascent, ascension(noun)

    a movement upward

    "they cheered the rise of the hot-air balloon"

    uprising, rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, rebellion, rising slope, salary increase, revolt, ascension, boost, upgrade, climb, rise, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, insurrection, hike, wage hike, raise, cost increase

    downslope, declension, declivity, decline, declination, fall, descent

  3. rise, ascent, ascension, ascending(noun)

    the act of changing location in an upward direction

    rising, emanation, acclivity, ascending, rising slope, salary increase, ascension, boost, upgrade, climb, rise, advance, wage increase, lift, procession, hike, wage hike, raise, cost increase

    downslope, decline, declension, fall, declivity, declination, descent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ascent(n.)

    rising, rise, ascension

  2. ascent(n.)

    acclivity, rising ground

  3. ascent(n.)

    elevation, height, eminence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ascent(n)

    rising, ascension, elevation, height

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    ascension, rise, climb, upwelling

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  1. Nikos Kazantzakis:

    What, then is our duty It is to carefully distinguish the historic moment in which we live and to consciously assign our small energies to a specific battlefield. The more we are in phase with the current which leads the way, the more we aid man in his difficult, uncertain, danger-fraught ascent toward salvation.

  2. Pierre Teilhard de Chardin:

    Evolution is gaining the psychic zones of the world... life, being and ascent of consciousness, could not continue to advance indefinitely along its line without transforming itself in depth. The being who is the object of his own reflection, in consequence, of that very doubling back upon himself becomes in a flash able to raise himself to a new sphere.

  3. Paul Dergarabedian:

    ' Endgame' has literally sprinted to heights that were once unthinkable, the only thing that could slow its ascent is the onslaught of notable summer blockbusters hitting theaters in coming weeks starting with' Pokémon : Detective Pikachu' next weekend.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    Whenever you trace the origin of a skill or practices which played a crucial role in the ascent of man, we usually reach the realm of play.

  5. Joseph Anderson:

    More people are talking about a bucket list than ever before — the people who just want to do it once so they can say that they did it. But we still have an increase in people who want to learn the basics so they can be intermediate climbers, i don’t know if it’s because of Will Gadd’s ascent — it’s too early to tell — but that will shake out in the next year or two. But it’s been a big increase since last year, and all of a sudden it’s gotten really busy.

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