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Definitions of ascend:
  • verb:   go along towards (a river's) source
    Example: "The boat ascended the Delaware"
  • verb:   become king or queen
    Example: "She ascended to the throne after the King's death"
  • verb:   go back in order of genealogical succession
    Example: "Inheritance may not ascend linearly"
  • verb:   travel up, "We ascended the mountain"
    Example: "The mountaineers slowly ascended the steep slope"
  • verb:   slope upwards
    Example: "The path ascended to the top of the hill"
  • verb:   come up, of celestial bodies
    Example: "Jupiter ascends"

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