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See definition of ascent on Dictionary.com
  • nounupward movement
  • nounupward slope

synonyms for ascent

  • ascendance
  • ascension
  • climb
  • ascending
  • climbing
  • lift
  • mounting
  • rise
  • rising
  • scaling
  • spring
  • clambering
  • take off
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antonyms for ascent

MOST RELEVANT
  • decline
  • descent
  • lowering
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How to use ascent in a sentence

A turbocharged, 900-cubic-centimeter, three-cylinder engine generates more than enough torque to tackle steep ascents or leave rooster tails of dirt flying in your wake.
THIS FOUR-WHEEL VEHICLE CAN SEAMLESSLY RIP ACROSS THE DESERT. HERE’S HOW.STAN HORACZEKSEPTEMBER 28, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
I was already feeling depleted by the time I veered into the woods for a trundling ascent of Vault Hill.
THE ETERNAL MAGIC OF VAN CORTLANDT PARKMARTIN FRITZ HUBERSEPTEMBER 28, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Stripe began its ascent to the top of the charts in 2016 and 2017 when it sat behind Dropbox with a $6 billion valuation in 2016 and around $8 billion in 2017.
THE HIGHEST VALUED COMPANY IN BESSEMER’S ANNUAL CLOUD REPORT HAS DEFIED CONVENTION BY STAYING PRIVATERON MILLERSEPTEMBER 25, 2020TECHCRUNCH
If you look at our game-by-game Elo ratings, the current version of the Nationals may have started its ascent comparatively earlier than last year’s did, in terms of how many games it took for the turnaround to begin.
THE NATIONALS ARE RUNNING OUT OF TIMENEIL PAINE (NEIL.PAINE@FIVETHIRTYEIGHT.COM)SEPTEMBER 11, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
On Sunday, we explored the ways that the American Fringes are bubbling up to become the mainstream of tomorrow — defining the extreme ideologies at war, their sordid histories and how technology has aided their ascent.
AMERICAN FRINGES: HOW THE MEDIA MAKES IT WORSENICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 7, 2020OZY
Except for their sad errand, both Felipe and Aunt Ri would have experienced a keen delight in this ascent.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
One bookseller's shop, where books are extravagantly dear, exists in the low town, and one other in the ascent to the upper.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
It is, in fact, watery vapour drawn from the air next the surface of the ocean, and condensed in its ascent through the tube.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
In its ascent the air is cooled, rarefied, and to a great extent deprived of its moisture.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
My daughter is rather a good mountaineer, and Miss Stirling is just as anxious to make the ascent.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
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WORDS RELATED TO ASCENT

  • ascent
  • climbing
  • escalating
  • flying
  • mounting
  • rise
  • rising
  • scaling
  • soaring
  • towering
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