ascend

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ascend ˈsɛnd/ verb
ascends; ascended; ascending
ascend
ˈsɛnd/
verb
ascends; ascended; ascending
Learner's definition of ASCEND
formal : to go up : to rise or move toward the sky
[no object]
[+ object]
opposite descend
[no object] : to slope or lead upward
opposite descend
[no object] : to rise to a higher or more powerful position in a government, company, etc.

ascend (to) the throne

: to become a king or queen

in ascending order

◊ If people or things are in ascending order, they are arranged in a series that begins with the least or smallest and ends with the greatest or largest.
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