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Definition of Ascend


  1. To move upward; to mount; to go up; to rise; -- opposed to descend.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
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Ascend Translations

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