To move upward; to mount; to go up; to rise; -- opposed to descend.
To rise, in a figurative sense; to proceed from an inferior to a superior degree, from mean to noble objects, from particulars to generals, from modern to ancient times, from one note to another more acute, etc.; as, our inquiries ascend to the remotest antiquity; to ascend to our first progenitor.
To go or move upward upon or along; to climb; to mount; to go up the top of; as, to ascend a hill, a ladder, a tree, a river, a throne.
I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it. Joseph Smith, Jr.
My first job out of college was as an editorial assistant in a New York publishing house. Being an editorial assistant is the purgatory would-be editors must endure before they can ascend the ladder and begin acquiring books on their own. I spent a year filing paperwork, writing copy, and typing rejection letters. Lincoln Child
ascend in Afrikaans is styg, opstaan, opgaan
ascend in Dutch is opgaan, opkomen, opstaan, rijzen
ascend in French is remonte
ascend in German is aufsteigen, aufsteigen, hinaufsteigen
ascend in Italian is esalare
ascend in Spanish is ascender, subir
ascend in Swedish is a, bestiga
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