Related formsnon·as·cend·ance, nounnon·as·cend·an·cy, nounnon·as·cend·ence, nounnon·as·cend·en·cy, noun
Examples from the Web for ascendance
But Scott, in taking the parlance of the street to the SportsCenter desk, helped affirm its ascendance.Remembering ESPN’s Sly, Cocky, and Cool Anchor Stuart Scott|Stereo Williams|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Not that this bigotry was an obstacle to his ascendance in the Republican Party.
And he came back with a vengeance: his arguably greatest triumphs, including the ascendance of Fox News, were still to come.
Ironically, the ascendance has been so complete that much of the remaining stereotyping exists among South Asians themselves.
The election of Emanuel, in other words, could be tantamount to the ascendance of a third Daley.
With meritocracy in the ascendance, aristocracy was in descent.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
Now, had peace been maintained all this was impossible; moreover the ascendance of the party was compromised.The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)|Hippolyte A. Taine
You only could have corrected my errours; you, by your ascendance over my feelings, might have refined them into virtues.The Wanderer (Volume 1 of 5)|Fanny Burney