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English adjective: ascending

1. ascending moving or going or growing upward


SamplesThe ascending plane.
The ascending staircase.
The ascending stems of chickweed.


Similaracclivitous, ascendant, ascendent, ascensive, assurgent, assurgent, highflying, rising, scandent, up, uphill, upward


See alsoup


Antonymsdescending


English noun: ascending

1. ascending (act) the act of changing location in an upward direction


Synonymsascension, ascent, rise


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement


Narrower (hyponym)climb, heave, heaving, levitation, mount, soar, zoom









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