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KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋsєnd 〕


〔 әˊsend 〕

Overview of verb ascend

The verb ascend has 8 senses

  • ascend, go up -- (travel up, "We ascended the mountain"; "go up a ladder"; "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope")

  • ascend -- (go back in order of genealogical succession; "Inheritance may not ascend linearly")

  • ascend -- (become king or queen; "She ascended to the throne after the King's death")

  • ascend, climb up -- (appear to be moving upward, as by means of tendrils; "the vine climbed up the side of the house")

  • ascend -- (go along towards (a river's) source; "The boat ascended the Delaware")

  • ascend -- (slope upwards; "The path ascended to the top of the hill")

  • rise, come up, uprise, ascend -- (come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")

  • ascend, move up, rise -- (move to a better position in life or to a better job; "She ascended from a life of poverty to one of great)