Definition for Ascend (ascended, ascending)

ascend (ascended, ascending), v. [L. ad- to + scenděre, climb.] (webplay: above, air, come above the horizon, first, go, gone, heaven, highth, hill, life, mean, northward, note, remotest, risen, star, sun, time, tree, upward, visible).

  1. Disappear; move up out of view; [fig.] die; go to heaven; leave mortality.
  2. Lift heavenward; grow in volume; rise in sound, pitch, or emotional intensity; pass from one musical note to another.
  3. Approach by intense effort.
  4. Rise; lift; soar; move upwards in the air.
  5. Climb; scale; move upwards on a surface.

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