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Synonyms for ascent
əˈsɛntas·cent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ascent, acclivity, rise, raise, climb, upgradenoun

    an upward slope or grade (as in a road)

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

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  2. rise, rising, ascent, ascensionnoun

    a movement upward

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

    Synonyms:
    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

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

  3. rise, ascent, ascension, ascendingnoun

    the act of changing location in an upward direction

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

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ascentnoun

    Synonyms:
    rising, rise, ascension

  2. ascentnoun

    Synonyms:
    acclivity, rising ground

  3. ascentnoun

    Synonyms:
    elevation, height, eminence

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ascentnoun

    Synonyms:
    rising, ascension, elevation, height

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ascent":

    ascension, rise, climb, upwelling

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ASCENT

    Synonyms:
    ACS Multilink Clinical Equivalence trial, ACS Stent Clinical Equivalence in de Novo lesions Trial, Final Results of a Randomised Trial Comparing the MULTI-LINK Stent with the Palmaz-Schatz Stent for Narrowings in Native Coronary Arteries Interventional cardiology

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How to use ascent in a sentence?

  1. Lucius Annaeus Seneca:

    The ascent from earth to heaven is not easy.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Mitul Kotecha:

    Any weakness in the dollar's ascent will be temporary, with strengthening likely toward the year-end.

  5. Tony Hofmann:

    Our goal this year was to raise funds to help 15 veterans and first responders to go through the Warriors Ascent program, the program teaches them mindfulness, proper nutrition, meditation, and really helps them train those with post-traumatic stress to overcome it.


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