verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of ascend
synonym study for ascend
OTHER WORDS FROM ascendas·cend·a·ble, as·cend·i·ble, adjectivere·as·cend, verbun·as·cend·a·ble, adjectiveun·as·cend·ed, adjective
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How to use ascend in a sentence
He has cherished watching his former quarterback ascend as a coach.Super Bowl highlights: Bucs celebrate championship, Tom Brady wins MVP|Des Bieler, Mark Maske, Chuck Culpepper|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Heli pilots often like to ascend mountains like a ski tourer going uphill, weaving their way back and forth across the terrain.
They ascend high into a layer of the atmosphere called the stratosphere.Space station sensors saw how weird ‘blue jet’ lightning forms|Maria Temming|February 2, 2021|Science News For Students
The lines moved slow—normally eight people fit onto the gondola, but under the new policies there was no mixing between groups, so often times the gondola ascends with just one or two passengers.What America's Richest Ski Town's Handling of COVID-19 Says About the Country|Lucas Isakowitz|February 1, 2021|Time
Seeing the company's rocket drop from an aircraft last weekend and ascend into orbit on just its second attempt was darn impressive.Rocket Report: Starship going offshore, Blue Origin may launch humans in April|Eric Berger|January 22, 2021|Ars Technica
Under Henry II, Marshal continued to ascend, as the king rewarded his service with land, a wife, and a title.England’s Greatest Knight Puts ‘Game of Thrones’ to Shame|William O’Connor|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opposite phenomenon also occurs: neglected writers who ascend to prominence only posthumously.
Then there are those who have strong vocals, but have yet to ascend to massive career success or freakish mainstream popularity.
The transformation begins even before you step foot in the town-palace and ascend its grand stairway.The Royal Academy Wants You to Finish This Artwork|Chloë Ashby|January 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His opponents are up against the bizarre logic that pushed the crack-smoking Toronto mayor to ascend and survive.
A tall phantom in livery appeared, as if by magic, and signed to me to ascend the grand staircase.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
On one side loomed a huge tank, to the brink of which a rickety wooden ladder invited the explorer to ascend.Dope|Sax Rohmer
The conductor stood beside his platform, ready to ascend as Diotti appeared.The Fifth String |John Philip Sousa
Flanked on each side by a policeman, I pass through winding corridors, and finally ascend to the private office of the Chief.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Christianity was destined to undergo a final ordeal before it should ascend the throne of the Csars.The Catacombs of Rome|William Henry Withrow